Halifax Hospital Strikes $1M Deal To End FCA Litigation

July 15, 2014

Halifax Hospital Medical Center and theĀ U.S. Department of JusticeĀ have tentatively agreed to settle the remainder of a massive Medicare suit in Florida federal court accusing the hospital of falsely billing innumerable claims, according to court documents unsealed Friday.

The federal government has agreed to accept a $1 million payment from Halifax to end a whistleblower False Claims Act suit alleging the hospital defrauded Medicare by admitting Medicare patients for needless overnight stays.

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