NY Hospitals Pay $3M To Settle Medicare Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (September 7, 2010, 3:55 PM EDT) -- The North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System Inc. and two of its member hospitals have agreed to shell out nearly $3 million to settle a qui tam action alleging that they falsified Medicare cost reports.

Under the settlement — signed Friday by Judge Denise L. Cote of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York — NS-LIJ, its New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Long Island Jewish Medical Center and its Manhasset, N.Y.-based North Shore University Hospital will pay the U.S. $2.95 million, $560,500 of...
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