Civil Plaintiff

Cardiac Imaging Company and Its Founder Agree to Pay a Historic $85 Million Settlement

Cardiac Imaging Inc. (CII), headquartered in Illinois, and its founder, owner and CEO Sam Kancherlapalli, a resident of Florida, have agreed to pay a total of $85,480,000, to resolve False Claims Act allegations that they paid referring cardiologists excessive fees to supervise PET scans in violation of the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) and the Physician Self-Referral Law (Stark Law).

This is the largest single district civil settlement in the history of the Southern District of Texas (SDTX).

CII agreed to pay $75 million plus additional amounts based on future revenues, while Kancherlapalli agreed to pay $10,480,000. These settlements are based on their ability to pay.

Read the source article at Justice.gov

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