Whistleblower Told To Provide Docs In CHS Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (May 10, 2011, 8:12 PM EDT) -- A New Mexico federal judge on Tuesday ordered a whistleblower to hand over information he had collected on hospitals affiliated with Community Health Systems Inc., a Tennessee-based hospital chain accused of engaging in Medicaid fraud.

“[Plaintiff Robert Baker] has made no showing that the requests are unduly burdensome,” U.S. Magistrate Judge W. Daniel Schneider said in his order granting in part and denying in part CHS' motion to compel Baker to turn over certain documents and emails.

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