More whistling in Dixie as feds join 2nd suit

Hallam, Kristen
January 1999
Modern Healthcare;01/14/99, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p4
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Reports on the whistleblower lawsuit against Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. on allegation that the company has padded its Medicare cost reports. Charges against Columbia; Defendants named by the lawsuit; Information on whistleblower John Schilling, former reimbursement manager for Columbia's west Florida division; Details on Schilling 1996 complaint.


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