Pa. Hospital Network Bests Medicare Fraud Suit In 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (August 1, 2012, 8:58 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Wednesday tossed a False Claims Act suit accusing Pennsylvania hospital network Guthrie Healthcare Systems Inc. of Medicare and Medicaid fraud, affirming that the whistleblower case brought by a former Guthrie employee was based on previously known information.

Former Guthrie general counsel Rodney Repko filed the qui tam suit in 2004, alleging the company illegally paid a subsidiary millions of dollars to generate referrals that were later reimbursed by the federal government.

A district court tossed the case in September, ruling the suit...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America, ex rel. Rodney J. Repko v. Guthrie Clinic, P.C. et al

Case Number



Pennsylvania Middle

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


James M. Munley

Date Filed

July 19, 2004

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