Problems With MRI Lease Agreements

Law360, New York (February 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- On January 17, 2007, the Illinois attorney general, Lisa Madigan, announced that her office has joined a whistleblower suit brought against eleven Chicago area radiology centers alleging payment of illegal kickbacks to referring physicians. This state action parallels previous federal guidance from the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

The whistleblower, John Donaldson, brought the suit on behalf of the State of Illinois on February 7, 2006, alleging violations of the Illinois Insurance Claims Fraud Prevention Act and the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act....
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