Walk-In Clinic Co. To Pay $1.2M To End Medicare FCA Suit

Law360, Washington (March 18, 2014, 4:36 PM EDT) -- American Family Health Care Inc. has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a former employee's False Claims Act suit alleging the walk-in medical care provider overbilled the federal government for Medicare-related outpatient visits, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday.

The agreement between the government and the AFHC, which has medical facilities in Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia, resolves a suit brought by ex-employee and whistleblower Anita C. Salters, who claimed the company, to increase its reimbursements, told the government it had performed higher-skilled procedures and...
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