Acadia Unit Beats Retaliation Suit Over Nurse's FCA Claims

Law360, New York (March 26, 2013, 9:39 PM EDT) -- A psychiatric hospital run by an Acadia Healthcare Co. Inc. unit on Tuesday escaped a former nurse's suit alleging it fired her for blowing the whistle on its former medical director’s illegal activities, which she claimed resulted in fraudulent billings to Medicare and Medicaid.

U.S. District Judge George C. Smith granted a summary judgment bid by Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry LLC, operated by Acadia unit Behavioral Centers of America LLC, ruling nurse Catherine Cabotage hadn't sufficiently shown that her actions at the hospital would lead to...
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