8 Mass. Hospitals Settle with U.S
- N.Y. hospital to repay $84 million. Pallarito, Karen // Modern Healthcare;09/27/99, Vol. 29 Issue 39, p3
Focuses on an $84 million settlement for alleged Medicare billing improprieties from New York, New York teaching hospital Staten Island University Hospital. What the settlement deal includes; Views of Scott Brown, a spokesman for New York's top fraud fighter, on the settlement; Investigation of...
- Settlement harbinger? Becker, Cinda // Modern Healthcare;08/28/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 36, p10
Reports on the decision of Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to settle a federal lawsuit charging Medicare fraud. Terms of the settlement; Defense given by Anthony Sanzo, president and chief executive officer of Allegheny General, regarding the alleged Medicare fraud.
- Hospitals to repay Medicare payments. Taylor, Mark // Modern Healthcare;06/05/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 23, p22
Reports that four Connecticut hospitals agreed to repay to Medicare as part of a civil fraud settlement with Anthem Health Plans. Medicare overpayments of the hospitals from 1986-1988; Total debts of the hospitals to the federal government; List of hospitals that has agreed to repay.
- Cleveland hospital will pay $500,000 to settle fraud case. Burda, David // Modern Healthcare;6/13/94, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p30
Reports on Ohio-based Mount Sinai Medical Center's agreement to settle charges that it switched billing codes on certain laboratory blood tests to defraud the Medicare program. Non-admission of violation of federal law; Submission of bills to the Community Mutual Insurance Co.; Agreement terms...
- New Jersey hospital to pay $3.85M to settle Medicare fraud lawsuit. // 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...
- Be diligent with incident-to billing to avoid false claims accusations. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Dec2002, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p23
Reports on the suggestion by an article in the September 18, 2002 issue of "MD Practice Alert," for U.S. citizens to provide direct personal supervision of physician extenders, when planning to bill Medicare for incident-to-services. Basis of the false claims action by the Justice department...
- Medicare charges settled. Scott, Lisa // Modern Healthcare;05/12/97, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p2
Reports that Pennsylvania and New York hospitals are settling Medicare fraud charges they accrued partly as a result of bills they submitted to Medicare on the advice of a revenue enhancement consultant. Money which Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center has agreed to pay; Terms of the...
- THE LEGAL FILE. // Modern Healthcare;7/9/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 28, p7
Presents news briefs on Medicare as of July 9, 2001. Growth in Medicare Part B billings for nonphysician services from 1997 to 1999; Settlement of Medicare billing fraud allegations by UroCor clinical laboratory.
- AHA, OHA settle suit with feds over billing rules under Medicare. // AHA News;8/13/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 32, p8
Reports that the American Hospital Association and the Ohio Hospital Association has announced a settlement of a 1996 lawsuit regarding Medicare billing rules in federal courts. Details on the case; Judgment of the court of appeals; Opinion on the settlement.