Ohio Health Care Cos. To Pay $4.4M To End Medicare FCA Suit

Law360, New York (January 7, 2013, 2:46 PM EST) -- Two Ohio-based medical companies will pay a total of $4.4 million to settle a whistleblower’s False Claims Act allegations that they had billed government health care programs for unnecessary cardiac surgeries, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.

According to the DOJ, Elyria, Ohio-based community hospital EMH Regional Medical Center will pay the federal government $3.86 million, while Lorain, Ohio-based cardiology physician group North Ohio Heart Center Inc. will pay $541,000, ending claims filed in Ohio federal court that they performed angioplasty surgeries — a procedure...
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Case Title

Loughner v. EMH Regional Medical Center et al


Case Number

1:06-cv-02441

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Ohio Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

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Patricia A. Gaughan

Date Filed

October 10, 2006

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