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Tenet Offers $238 Million to Settle Whistleblower Kickback Allegations

Tenet Healthcare Corp. has offered to pay $238 million to resolve a False Claims Act lawsuit involving alleged kickbacks for maternity referrals by four of its Georgia hospitals. The Dallas-based hospital chain disclosed the preliminary settlement in its fourth-quarter and … Continue reading

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Hospital CEO’s Whistleblower Lawsuit Settles for $9.8M

Georgia academic medical center has agreed to pay the federal government $9.8 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former top official of Upstate University Hospital. Phillip S. Schaengold, CEO of Upstate from 2006 to 2009, filed the … Continue reading

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Home Health Agency Executive Director to Pay U.S. Government Over $1 Million To Settle Civil Claims

The executive director of a Lexington-based home health agency has agreed to pay the U.S. Government $1,082,416 to settle allegations that she provided unlawful compensation to physicians who referred patients to the agency. Vicki S. House, a resident of Scott … Continue reading

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