Calif. Clinic Can't Duck HHS $15M Medicaid Overcharge Suit

Law360, New York (February 4, 2013, 5:55 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday handed a win to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and several state agencies in their dispute with a clinic chain in an underlying False Claims Act suit over alleged Medicaid overbilling, when she mostly dismissed the clinics' claim that the agencies wrongly interpreted Medicaid law.

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken granted HHS’ motion to dismiss the declaratory judgment suit, granting in part a similar motion by the California Department of Health Care Services and Health and Human...
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