In the complaint obtained from the U.S. District Court of Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Dr. Abasolo was accused of “submitting, and causing to be submitted, false and fraudulent medical records, bills and invoices through the U.S. Mail seeking reimbursement.”
The chiropractor allegedly “engaged in a comprehensive insurance fraud scheme designed to obtain payments from All State for treatment that was never rendered, was medically unnecessary, and was not lawfully rendered.” Patients were also referred for multiple MRIs that were said to have been unnecessary.
“Unnecessary imaging may do more harm than good,” the complaint read. “Multiple randomized controlled trials have shown that the early use of imaging for lower back pain is not associated with improved outcomes and may even be harmful to the patient.”
Dr. Abasolo and the other defendants denied the claims made against them in their response, and the case was dismissed with prejudice without costs or fees to any party on March 22, 2017.
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