Judge Allows Revival Of Claims In Radiology FCA Suit

Law360, New York (April 25, 2011, 7:44 PM EDT) -- Whistleblowers who accused the Center for Diagnostic Imaging Inc. of paying physician groups for Medicare and Medicaid referrals were granted leave to amend their claims Monday, allowing them to potentially revive Stark Act claims that were tossed earlier in April.

U.S. District Judge Robert S. Lasnik partially granted and partially denied the plaintiffs' request for reconsideration, affirming his dismissal of the Stark Act claims relating to CDI’s facility lease agreements with physicians groups, while allowing the plaintiffs to include them in a fourth amended complaint. Judge...
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