SMP National Resource Center

May 11, 2021

Three telemarketing owners were charged for their alleged participation in a scheme involving the referral of medically unnecessary cancer genetic tests to labs in exchange for kickbacks. According to the indictment, a telemarketing campaign targeted Medicare beneficiaries in an effort to induce them to accept cancer genetic tests regardless of whether the tests were medically necessary or eligible for Medicare reimbursement. Read a news story from LabPulse and a Department of Justice press release.

 

 

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