Healthcare Finance News is reporting that the "U.S Justice Department has broadened its probe of Community Health Systems’ outpatient billing practices, according to a company filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Monday's filing from CHS, currently locked in a bitter hostile takeover attempt of Tenet Healthcare, comes in addition to a filing late Friday disclosing a two-year-old whistleblower (qui tam) lawsuit United States ex rel. Reuille vs. Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation and Lutheran Musculosskeletal Center, LLC d/b/a Lutheran Hospital, filed in Indiana."
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Below is the relator's recently unsealed complaint (note, the U.S. has not intervened).