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American Medical Response Reaches $9M Deal With DOJ

Law360 (October 6, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Burying the hatchet with federal prosecutors, one of the nation’s largest ambulance providers on Thursday agreed to fork over $9 million to resolve allegations that it slashed ambulance bills for Texas health facilities in return for transport referrals.

The settlement brings to an end the legal wrangling stemming from an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, which had accused American Medical Response Inc., a subsidiary of Emergency Medical Services Corp., of violating the False Claims Act by providing illegal inducements to Texas hospitals in the...
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