E'town medical practice to pay nearly $3.8 million in fines

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A local medical practice agreed Tuesday to pay nearly $3.8 million in U.S. District Court to settle claims owners engaged in improper conduct by extending chemotherapy treatment times to maximize reimbursements and inappropriately billing office visits for infusion therapies.

Elizabethtown Hematology Oncology, PLC, and its owners have agreed to pay $3,739,325.41 to resolve the allegations.

See Wednesday's print edition of The News-Enterprise for more details.