Huron, Empire Urge Toss Of St. Vincent FCA Claims

Law360, New York (October 20, 2010, 2:04 PM EDT) -- Huron Consulting Group Inc. and Empire Healthchoice Assurance Inc. have urged a federal judge to finally throw out a whistleblower suit alleging they overbilled Medicare and Medicaid $50 million while running St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center into the ground.

The defendants implored Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to pull the plug on the False Claims Act suit, contending that the second amended complaint comes no closer than its predecessors to adequately alleging Huron and Empire,...
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