April 9, 2003 |
The Department of Health and Human Services fined U.S. Seminar Corp. of La Mesa more than $1 million, saying Tuesday that the company falsely claimed that it had official ties to the Medicare program. The fine, which can be appealed within 60 days, would be the largest ever imposed by the department. U.S. Seminar representatives could not be reached for comment. Government officials say U.S.