Thursday, January 21, 2010
Minnesota Hospital Pays in Whistleblower Lawsuit for Alleged False Claims to Medicare
Wheaton Community Hospital, located in Wheaton, MN, along with the city of Wheaton and an area doctor, have agreed to pay $846,461 to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit.
The lawsuit was originally filed as a qui tam action by Steven Radjenovich, a physician who formerly practiced at Wheaton Community Hospital. Radjenovich will receive $203,150 from the settlement.
The hospital allegedly billed Medicare for unnecessary hospital stays and acute care services.
Click here to read the full article, “Minnesota Hospital settles whistleblower suit"
Posted by Qui Tam Admin on 01/21 at 11:25 AM
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