DOJ Drops $83M FCA Medicare Case Against Fresenius

Law360, New York (December 21, 2012, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has dropped an $83 million lawsuit claiming that the kidney dialysis unit of health care company Fresenius Medical Care AG ran a scam to overcharge Medicare, Fresenius said Friday.

The government filed a stipulation dismissing the case Thursday, Germany-based Fresenius Medical Care said in a statement. The company, a division of the Fresenius Group of health care companies, bills itself as the world's largest provider of dialysis products and services.

The DOJ claimed that a dialysis company that Fresenius Medical Care...
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Williams v. Renal Care Group et al


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3:09-cv-00738

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Tennessee Middle

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William J. Haynes, Jr

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August 11, 2009

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