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Tenet Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit for $513 Million

A major U.S. hospital chain, Tenet Healthcare Corporation, and two of its Atlanta-area subsidiaries will pay over $513 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims relating to a scheme to defraud the United States and to pay kickbacks in … Continue reading

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Physician Sentenced for Accepting Bribes for Referrals

An internal medicine physician practicing in Jamesburg, New Jersey, was sentenced today to 12 months in prison for accepting bribes in exchange for patient referrals to a mobile diagnostic company, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Paresh Patel, 55, of … Continue reading

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Blood Lab Owner Sentenced to Prison for Cash Bribe Referrals

An owner of a blood diagnostic company located in Essex County, New Jersey, was sentenced today to nine months in prison for paying a doctor cash bribes for patient lab work referrals, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Phillip Biondello, … Continue reading

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