McKesson OK’d Fake Medicare Bills, Ex-Worker Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (July 24, 2013, 10:11 PM EDT) -- A unit of medical technology contractor McKesson Corp. aided a dentist in fraudulently billing Medicare and Medicaid, then fired an employee who raised red flags about it, according to accusations in a False Claims Act lawsuit unsealed by a Texas federal judge Wednesday.

Leslie Ann Williams was a senior director of client management for McKesson Provider Technologies in Dallas when she alerted her managers to a series of claims from dentist Stephen Larson that didn’t seem to qualify for federal reimbursement, according to the complaint, originally...
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