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Dental Chain Will Pay $24M To Settle False Billing Claims Over Unnecessary Work On Children

The federal settlement covered Benevis and 130 affiliated Kool Smiles dental clinics. Benevis and the Kool Smiles clinics agreed to pay the ... false claims for payment to state Medicaid programs for ... read more

Kool Smiles to pay $23.9 million to settle claims of ‘unnecessary procedures' on patients

The DOJ claims the company, known locally as Kool Smiles, “knowingly submitted false claims to Medicaid for unnecessary ... dental insurance, and could not afford to pay. The companies will continue t... read more

These dentists gave kids unnecessary root canals. Then they billed Medicaid for it, prosecutors say

Then the clinics allegedly submitted false claims ... to pay the U.S. and 17 states $23.9 million — plus interest — for performing medically unnecessary dental services on kids insured through Medicai... read more

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Dental Care Company to Pay $23.9M in Whistleblower Settlement

“The allegations in these cases are particularly egregious because they involved medically unnecessary dental services performed on children,” said John H. Durham, U.S. attorney for the District of Co... read more

Dental company with five El Paso locations to pay millions for 'exploiting needy children'

Under the agreement, Benevis and the Kool Smiles clinics will pay the United States and ... that they knowingly submitted false claims for payment to state Medicaid programs for medically unnecessary ... read more

Children’s dental chain “Kool Smiles” settles after being accused of performing unnecessary surgeries

Kool Smiles was found to have submitted false claims in 17 states. According to the Justice Department, they knowingly did procedures that were not necessary because they knew the government would pay ... read more

Dental chain with Arizona locations to pay $24M in false claims settlement

PHOENIX — A national dental chain with multiple locations in Arizona has agreed to pay about ... was related to services provided from 2009 to 2011. “The DOJ has alleged that Kool Smiles was knowingly ... read more

Root canals on kids? Dental chain with Brockton clinic settles fraud suit

That includes Brockton’s Crescent Street location (which was not specifically cited for wrongdoing) and six other Massachusetts clinics. “This company made millions by performing unnecessary ... Kool ... read more

National chain of dental clinics to pay millions for allegedly submitting false claims

The DOJ alleged that between January 2009 and December 2011, Kool Smiles clinics in 17 states knowingly submitted false claims for unnecessary baby root canals ... Smiles dentists provided fewer total ... read more

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