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The Commissioner fined James David Key, Sr., MD and Thomas Dunn, PT and ordered them to remove themselves as practitioners in the Texas Workers’ Compensation system.  Key was cited for submitting bills for hand or limb muscle testing that he did not perform, and for submitting a charge for health care that was not furnished.  Dunn was cited for improperly listing his NPI number on billing when he was not the rendering provider, for not including the correct billing codes when submitting medical bills, and for improperly  appending modifier “GP” to CPT Codes, which are limited to services provided by a physical therapist or a non-therapist pursuant to an outpatient physical therapy plan of care.