Blog - Monthly archives: September 2016

Overpayment Retention Results in False Claims Act Penalty

Posted on Health Care Law News September 24, 2016 by Robert Nicholson

Last week, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that three hospitals in New York’s Mount Sinai Health System are paying a total of $2.95 million to resolve allegations that the hospitals knowingly retained over $844,000 in overpayments made by Medicaid in violation of the federal and New York False Claims Acts.  The case Read more →

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All Charges Dismissed in Medicaid Fraud Case Against Physician

Posted on Firm News September 24, 2016 by Robert Nicholson

After a trial jury voted 5 to 1 to acquit the Firm’s physician client in a Medicaid fraud case defended by Managing Attorney Robert Nicholson, the Florida Attorney General’s Office dismissed the remainder of the charges pending in the case.   The Firm’s client had been charged with Medicaid fraud for allegedly providing medically unnecessary services, Read more →

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