Monthly Archives: August 2013

Whistleblower Receives $2.7 Million For Exposing Inflated Billing Practices

Sound Inpatient Physicians Inc. will pay $14.5 million to settle allegations that it overbilled Medicare and other federal health care programs.  Sound Physicians is a Tacoma, Wash.-based provider of hospitalists and other physicians to hospitals and other medical facilities.  It … Continue reading

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Hospitals Pay $34 Million To Resolve Kyphoplasty Whistleblower Lawsuit

Fifty-five hospitals located throughout twenty-one states have agreed to pay the United States a total of more than $34 million to settle allegations that the health care facilities submitted false claims to Medicare for kyphoplasty procedures.  Kyphoplasty is a minimally-invasive … Continue reading

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