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Doctor Agrees to Pay More Than $471,000 to Resolve Alleged False Claims Act Liability for Accepting Kickback Payments

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In a civil settlement agreement with the U.S. Government, an orthopedic surgeon has agreed to pay $471,221.46 to resolve allegations that he knowingly accepted illegal kickback payments in exchange for prescribing pain creams compounded and produced by OK Compounding, LLC, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores.