Feds Settle Huge Whistleblower Lawsuit
One of the nation’s largest dialysis providers will pay $270 million to settle a whistleblower’s allegation that it helped Medicare Advantage insurance plans cheat the government for several years. According to the settlement agreement, the company submitted “unsupported” diagnostic codes that allowed the health plans to receive higher payments than they were due. Read a Kaiser Health News story. Read a Department of Justice press release.
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