U.S. Attorney sues SpineFrontier over alleged kickback scheme

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts has filed a civil health care fraud complaint against SpineFrontier, Inc. and Impartial Medical Expert, LLC alleging the companies paid over $8 million in kickbacks through sham consulting fees.

The United States filed its complaint against SpineFrontier, Inc. (SpineFrontier), Impartial Medical Expert, LLC (IME), MC Management Group, Inc., KICVentures LLC, Kingsley Chin, M.D., Aditya Humad, and Vanessa Dudley to recover treble damages, restitution, and civil penalties under the False Claims Act and the Anti-Kickback Statute.

Dr. Chin owns and controls several entities related to the complaint and is the founder and CEO of SpineFrontier. Humad is the chief financial officer of SpineFrontier. Dudley is IME’s business administrator and Dr. Chin’s wife.

Source: U.S. Attorney sues SpineFrontier over alleged kickback scheme / Orthopedics This Week

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