Sunday, March 13, 2011

Medline to pay $85 million to settle qui tam kickback case

Reuters is reporting that Medline "will pay $85 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit accusing it of paying fraudulent kickbacks to hospitals and companies such as HCA Inc and HealthSouth Corp that buy supplies paid for by Medicare and Medicaid. Medline Industries Inc will pay the sum to the United States, which will then pay $23.4 million to the whistleblower.”

The DoJ chose to not intervene in this case.

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