Published in Hospital Law Weekly, December 11th, 2008
The settlement by St. Vincent -- filed in district court in Newark, New Jersey, today - is the latest of several settlements by hospitals named in a "qui tam" (whistleblower) lawsuit brought in 2005 by Anthony Kite, an independent hospital consultant in New Jersey.
Kite alleged in his lawsuit that St. Vincent inflated its reimbursement claims to Medicare from 2001 to 2003 to receive...
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