Judge Clears Mass. Hospitals Of FCA Violations

Law360, New York (October 7, 2010, 12:11 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has dismissed a qui tam action against two Massachusetts hospitals, clearing them of accusations that they had submitted false claims to the National Institutes of Health in order to secure more than $12 million in grants for Alzheimer's disease research.

Judge William Young of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts on Wednesday denied a motion for summary judgment by relator Kenneth Jones without comment and levied a judgment in favor of Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and two...
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