Healthcare Fraud

Recent Posts in Healthcare Fraud Category

  • Prime Healthcare Primed to Pay $65M in FCA Settlement

    Prime Healthcare Services and its CEO recently agreed to pay $65 million to settle a whistleblower suit alleging that 14 Prime hospitals in California violated the False Claims Act (FCA) by “upcoding” the care of Medicare patients. See Press Release, U.S. Dep’t of Justice, Prime Healthcare Services and CEO to Pay $65 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations (Aug. 3, 2018), ...
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  • HHS $2B Healthcare Fraud Takedown

    The Department of Justice is taking on “the most defendants ever charged in health care fraud” as the nationwide opioid crisis continues. Almost 200 doctors and 220 other medical professionals have been charged with opioid-related crimes since January 2017. According to Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, “this is the most doctors and the most medical personnel, and the most fraud that the Department ...
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