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15 Jun 2015, 2:37 pm by Jeffrey A. Newman
Two of the highest paid doctors are being investigated by the Department of Justice including Cardiologist Asad Qamar who received $15.9 million. [read post]
14 Jul 2016, 10:00 am
Asad Qamar of the Institute of Cardiovascular Excellence (Institute) in Ocala, allegedly ordered unnecessary tests on patients in exchange for Medicare payments, according to the US Department of Justice. [read post]
14 Jul 2016, 10:00 am
Asad Qamar of the Institute of Cardiovascular Excellence (Institute) in Ocala, allegedly ordered unnecessary tests on patients in exchange for Medicare payments, according to the US Department of Justice. [read post]
13 Jan 2015, 3:41 pm
The Justice Department is now part of two whistleblower lawsuits accusing cardiologist Asad Qamar and his Institute for Cardiovascular Excellence of Medicare fraud. [read post]
13 Apr 2014, 9:28 pm
Asad Qamar, who raked in $18.2 million from Medicare, the second biggest haul in 2012. [read post]
19 Dec 2016, 7:17 am by Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.
The institute’s principal doctor, Asad Qamar, was a heart surgeon in central Florida who, according to the government’s statistics, received $16 million from Medicare in 2013, making him the highest reimbursed heart surgeon in the entire country. [read post]
Asad Qamar—the highest paid cardiologist in the United States in 2012 and 2013—and his practice settled allegations that they billed Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE for medically unnecessary procedures, paid kickbacks to patients by waiving copayments without individual financial hardship analyses, and allegedly induced patients to undergo expensive and unnecessarily invasive procedures. [read post]
8 Dec 2015, 2:22 pm by Ben Vernia
On December 3, the Department of Justice announced that during 2015, it had recovered more than $3.5 billion under the False Claims Act. [read post]