New Jersey hospital to pay $3.85M to settle Medicare fraud lawsuit

September 2008
Medical Device Daily;9/25/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 205, p3
The article reports on the agreement of Cooper University hospital to pay $3.85 million plus interest to the U.S. government. The case involves a whistleblower dispute alleging that it engaged in Medicare fraud by inflating its Medicare claims to boost revenues. The settlement resolves allegations that the hospital improperly increased charges to Medicare patients.


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