Sleep Disorder Testing Co. Puts FCA Suit To Bed For $15M

Law360, New York (January 03, 2013, 5:59 PM ET) -- A sleep disorder diagnosis company has agreed to pay $15.3 million to settle a former employee's False Claims Act suit alleging it charged the federal government for testing services that were not performed by certified professionals, the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday.

The U.S. government had accused the Florida-based American Sleep Medicine LLC of improperly billing Medicare and other federal health care programs for sleep diagnostic services that were not eligible for government reimbursement, according to court documents.

“Medical providers who overbill Medicare defraud the...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America v. American Sleep Medicine, et al

Case Number

3:11-cv-00235

Court

Kentucky Western

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Charles R. Simpson, III

Date Filed

April 18, 2011

Sections

Government Agencies Mentioned