TITLE

Columbia exec enters plea agreement

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Mark
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;09/13/99, Vol. 29 Issue 37, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that one of the defendants in the Medicare fraud trial of former executives of Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. decided to enter a plea agreement to avoid retrial. Information on the case Requirement to avoid prosecution; Status of the case against the former executives of the company.
ACCESSION #
2310311

 

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