COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) – Doctors Care and South Carolina medical groups will pay $22.5 million to resolve civil allegations of healthcare fraud.

It comes after a whistleblower complaint alleged Doctors Care, the state’s largest urgent care provider network, and its management company, UCI Medical Affiliates of South Carolina, falsely certified that certain urgent care visits were performed by providers who were credentialed to bill Medicaid, Medicare, and TRICARE for medical services.

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