TITLE

Hospital agrees to pay $89 million in False Claims Act settlement

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2008, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p121
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports about the payment of Staten Island University Hospital to the U.S. government of about $75 million due to civil fraud. The New York City-based hospital has agreed to pay the government to settle claims that the hospital defrauded Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE. The hospital will also pay the State of New York $14,883,883 representing damages sustained by the state's Medicaid program.
ACCESSION #
35166370

 

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