Humana FCA Claims Weren't Public Knowledge, Relator Says

Law360, New York (October 26, 2012, 5:35 PM EDT) -- A businessman on Thursday urged a Florida federal judge to revive his False Claims Act suit accusing Humana Inc. and holistic medical clinics of using gifts to induce clinic patients to enroll in Medicare Advantage plans, saying the judge had incorrectly ruled the allegations were already public knowledge.

U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola Jr. dismissed relator Marc Osheroff's claims against Humana and two Miami-area clinics with prejudice Sept. 28, determining Osheroff's allegations that the companies used free transportation, food and other perks to induce clinic...
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