US Can't Reap Fees From Clinic's $1.6M FCA Settlement

Law360, New York (August 5, 2013, 2:21 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge ruled Friday that a $1.6 million settlement in a False Claims Act kickback suit charging a holistic medical center with Medicare corruption is binding and enforceable, but axed administrative and tax penalties the U.S. government sought to add on.

In December, U.S. Magistrate Judge Ted E. Bandstra recommended that the deal between MCCI Group Holdings LLC and relator Marc Osheroff should be scuttled because MCCI objected to the U.S. Department of Justice's demand, but U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola Jr. said...
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