Community Health Under Microscope For Medicare Billing

Law360, New York (April 25, 2011, 12:53 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government is coordinating overlapping federal investigations into Community Health Systems Inc.'s Medicare billing practices and will help Texas' attorney general pursue a separate probe, the hospital operator revealed in a securities filing Monday.

In an 8-K form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, CHS said the U.S. Department of Justice, several U.S. attorneys' offices and the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services are coordinating overlapping probes. The U.S. will work closely with Texas and other states...
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