A doctor who worked for a private cardiology practice in Pennsylvania was awarded $6 million from the settlement of his False Claims Act lawsuit that alleged a hospital paid illegal referral fees for patients.… Continue Reading
An orthopedic surgeon who sued a Florida non-profit hospital district under the False Claims Act will collect $12 million as his share of a $69.5 million settlement.
Dr. Michael Reilly sued the North Broward Hospital District under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act. … Continue Reading
Three whistleblowers who alleged that a Texas-based hospital overpaid doctors in exchange for patient referrals will split about $6 million from a federal False Claims Act settlement.
Citizens Medical Center, a county-owned hospital in Victoria, Texas, agreed to pay the United States nearly $22 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by paying several referring cardiologists more than the fair market value of their services.… Continue Reading