June 06, 2019

Kansas Cardiologist Settles FCA Lawsuit

Joseph P. Galichia, a Wichita, Kansas-based cardiologist, settled a qui tam suit alleging that he and his medical practice billed federal health care programs for medically unnecessary coronary stent procedures between 2008 and 2014.  In addition to the monetary settlement, the physician agreed to a three-year exclusion from participation in federal health care programs.