|By Torsten Ove, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
The scheme was initially raised in a federal suit brought last year by
The U.S. alleged that
According to the complaint,
The nurse declined the kickback, according to the complaint, but did begin collecting DNA swabs of patients and submitted the partially completed forms to
The scam was uncovered in 2012 when Lions Medical patients began receiving statements of benefits from their insurers indicating that AIB was seeking reimbursement for the tests.
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