Philly Indian Pharmacy and its Owner Natverbhai Patel Agree to Pay 400,000 toward Alleged
Healthcare Fraud Claims
July 23, 2019 - Natverbhai Patel and owner of E-Z Pharmacy II on Bustleton Ave in Philadelphia will together pay $400,000 to resolve False Claims Act Liability.
According to the agreement documents:
Darshan Bapa Inc., doing business as E-Z Pharmacy II, and Natverbhai Patel will together pay $400,000 to the federal government to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by billing Medicare for prescription medications that were not actually dispensed during the period November 9, 2013 to December 31, 2016. These medications include Apidra, SoloSTAR, Renvela, Lantus, Revatio, Xifaxan, and Enbrel.The settled civil claims by Natverbhai Patel and E-Z Pharmacy II are allegations only and there has been no determination of civil liability.
The Medicare healthcare fraud case against E-Z Pharmacy II and its owner Natverbhai Patel was investigated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General.