North Atlantic Medical Services has agreed to a settlement to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act.

“This respiratory care company flouted important licensure requirements, failed to provide patients the standard of care that they deserve and fraudulently billed the federal government for improperly rendered services,” said U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz for the District of Massachusetts.  “With the important assistance of whistleblowers, our health care fraud team seeks to ensure patient safety and protect the public fisc.”