Last-Minute DOJ Hangup Scuttles $1.6M False Claims Deal

Law360, Los Angeles (December 19, 2012, 1:51 PM ET) -- A Florida federal magistrate judge on Tuesday said that a holistic medical center should be allowed to back out of a $1.6 million settlement with a qui tam plaintiff suing over alleged Medicare corruption, citing the U.S. government's bid to add administrative and tax penalties to the deal.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Ted E. Bandstra recommended that a federal district judge allow MCCI Group Holdings LLC to scratch its deal with relator Marc Osheroff because of the U.S. Department of Justice's demand. Osheroff alleges that MCCI and others...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America, Ex Rel. Marc Osheroff v. Humana, Inc., et al

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Robert N. Scola, Jr

Date Filed

December 16, 2010

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