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Posts Tagged: Qui Tam

Whistleblower awarded $6.25 million in hospital chain FCA settlement

A hospital chain based in Northern California agreed Thursday to pay $37 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the federal Medicare program.

The settlement resolved a 2009 qui tam lawsuit filed in San Francisco federal court against Dignity Health by a former employee who claimed the hospital chain submitted false and inflated Medicare claims from 2006 to 2010.… Continue Reading

DOJ criminal division chief calls on whistleblowers to come forward

Leslie Caldwell, chief of the DOJ’s criminal division, said her office will be increasing its review of False Claims Act qui tam complaints for potential criminal prosecution.

Caldwell, pictured, also encouraged potential whistleblowers to contact criminal authorities prior to filing qui tam complaints in case there’s potential criminal conduct.… Continue Reading