(Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced Jan. 25
that Newton dentist Dr. Julia Faigel and her 21 corporations will pay a total of $475,000 following allegations of improperly
billing the state’s Medicaid system.
pattern of problematic billing cost MassHealth thousands of dollars and
violated state regulations,” Healey said. “This settlement will provide
restitution to MassHealth and will ensure that these funds are properly used to
benefit its members.”
corporations are Allston Family Dental P.C., Bellingham Family Dental P.C., Broadway
Family Dental P.C. in Chelsea, Central Plaza Family Dental P.C. in Lowell, Central
Square Family Dental P.C. in Cambridge, Dr. Dental of Boston P.C., Dr. Dental
of Endicott Plaza P.C. in Danvers, Dr. Dental of Lowell P.C., Dr. Dental of
Methuen P.C., Dr. Dental of New Bedford, P.C., Dr. Dental of Plymouth P.C., Dr.
Dental of Quincy P.C., Dr. Dental of Revere P.C., Dr. Dental of Watertown P.C.,
Rivers Edge Family Dental P.C. in Haverhill, Centre Street Family Dental P.C.
in Jamaica Plain, Maverick Family Dental P.C. in East Boston, Julia O. Faigel
D.M.D. P.C. doing business as Meridian Family Dental in East Boston, Springfield
Family Dental P.C., Water St. Family Dental P.C. in Haverhill and Worcester
Family Dental P.C.
Assistant Attorney General Matthew Landry, Deputy Chief
Steven Hoffman and Investigator April Waterhouse, all of Healey’s Medicaid
Fraud Division, handled the case for the state.