TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Medical Device Daily;9/25/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 205, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
34569677

 

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