Huron Dodges $50M Whistleblower Suit Over St. Vincent Scam

Law360, New York (March 6, 2013, 4:03 PM EST) -- Huron Consulting Group Inc. fended off a $50 million whistleblower suit Tuesday tied to alleged Medicare and Medicaid overbilling at now-defunct St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, with a New York federal judge finding that no regulations prohibited Huron's billing practices.

The qui tam suit accused the management consulting firm of purposefully overbilling Medicare and Medicaid while pushing now-defunct Manhattan hospital St. Vincent toward bankruptcy, but U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff said that Huron's billing practices weren't illegal.

Faced with increasing operating losses at St. Vincent, Huron...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States Of America, et al. v. Huron Consulting Group, Inc., et al.

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Jed S. Rakoff

Date Filed

February 26, 2009

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