US Takes Ex-Tenet GC Medicare Spat To 11th Circ.

Law360, New York (June 14, 2010, 3:27 PM EDT) -- The federal government is appealing a judge's decision to throw out a lawsuit alleging the former general counsel of Tenet Healthcare Corp. violated the False Claims Act by signing off on millions of dollars of improper Medicare payments.

The government filed its notice of appeal in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Friday, sending the case to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. In April, Judge Kenneth A. Marra granted summary judgment in favor of Christi Sulzbach, the...
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