Ex-NY Hospital VP's Testimony Spurs $2B FCA Revival Bid

Law360, New York (April 3, 2012, 3:40 PM EDT) -- A whistleblower asked a New York federal judge on Monday to reopen a qui tam suit against Beth Israel Medical Center claiming more than $2 billion in damages from multiple False Claims Act violations, arguing that new evidence has emerged from a hospital official.

A former vice president for reimbursements at the medical center was unavailable before the suit was dismissed in March 2011, but has recently provided an affidavit describing in detail “the extent of the massive Medicare intentional and knowing fraud” committed by Beth...
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