NYC Hospital Pays $13M To Settle Medicaid Kickback Case

Law360, New York (September 5, 2012, 6:43 PM EDT) -- New York Downtown Hospital has agreed to pay $13.4 million to settle allegations that it paid kickbacks to Missouri-based SpecialCare Hospital Management Corp. for referrals of Medicaid patients to its inpatient drug and alcohol treatment services, according to a settlement made public Wednesday.

The settlement appeared to be the first in a case brought against more than a dozen hospitals and medical centers by federal and state prosecutors, who took action after whistleblowers Enrico Montaperto and Mathew I. Gelfand, a medical doctor, filed a False Claims...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. New Parkway Hospital et al

Case Number



New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Leonard D. Wexler

Date Filed

October 21, 2005

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