CDI Seeks Sanctions Against Ex-Employee In FCA Suit

Law360, New York (August 22, 2011, 3:49 PM EDT) -- Center for Diagnostic Imaging Inc. asked a Washington federal judge Friday to impose sanctions on an ex-employee accusing the company of submitting false claims and paying kickbacks for Medicare and Medicaid referrals, arguing the latest complaint contains plain lies.

CDI says relators Patricia West, former CDI vice president of operations and business development, and Alexander Serra, a radiologist, included falsehoods in their fourth amended complaint to support an allegation that CDI submitted thousands of false claims for radiological exams to Medicare without written orders from treating...
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