Quest Took $26M Through False Claims, Ex-Manager Says

Law360, New York (May 30, 2012, 8:31 PM EDT) -- A former Quest Diagnostics Inc. manager has lodged a whistleblower lawsuit claiming the company racked up $26 million in its accounts receivable balance by submitting false claims to government insurance programs including Medicare and Medicaid, according to court documents unsealed in Maryland federal court Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander unsealed the case after the government declined to intervene in the suit in March, agreeing at the time to extend the seal on the case for 60 days to allow Elizabeth Huff-Meeks, a former manager...
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