The U.S. Justice Department says it has reached a settlement with a Jacksonville, Fla., doctor resolving a whistleblower’s allegations that he intentionally misdiagnosed patients so he could provide costly, unneeded services to them, for which he then billed Medicare, TRICARE, and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program. Dr. Sean Orr, a neurologist formerly employed by Baptist Neurology Inc. and Baptist Medical Center – Jacksonville, will pay the federal government $150,000 to settle the claims against him. While whistleblower cases filed under the False Claims Act almost always recover at least $1 million, Dr. Orr’s penalty was based on his ability ... Read More
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