TITLE

Hospital pays $9 million for False Claims Act allegations

PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Aug2012, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey, and its parent companies agreed to pay the U. S. 9 million U.S. dollars to settle allegations of violating the False Claims Act by overbilling Medicare for patients treated on an inpatient basis, when they were outpatients.
ACCESSION #
79331588

 

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