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Kansas penis pump maker to pay $1M to settle fraud claims

 


KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas medical equipment supplier has agreed to pay $1 million to settle allegations that it submitted false claims to Medicare for vacuum erection devices that are known informally as penis pumps.

The U.S. attorney's office announced the settlement with Pos-T-Vac Inc. on Monday. Allegations against the Dodge City company include that it submitted claims for vacuum erection supplies that weren't medically necessary, lacked documentation of medical necessity and weren't properly ordered by a physician. The issues are alleged to have occurred from 2009 through 201...



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