Fresenius Seeks To Trim FCA Suit Over Medicare Bills

Law360, Los Angeles (January 7, 2013, 10:47 PM EST) -- Fresenius Medical Care Holdings Inc. on Monday asked a Georgia federal court to dismiss most of a False Claims Act suit brought by a former employee who accused the dialysis provider of improperly billing Medicare for millions of dollars in excess drugs it received free from drugmakers, called "overfill."

Monday’s motion for partial summary judgment is the latest round in an ongoing legal battle between Fresenius and relator Chester Saldivar, who first raised allegations that the dialysis center operator had wrongly billed Medicare for overfill medication found...
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