Kaiser Gets Transport Contractor's FCA Suit Pared

Law360, New York (August 29, 2013, 1:28 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday trimmed several claims from ProTransport-1 LLC's suit accusing Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. of wrongly referring it to Medicaid to seek payment for contracted patient transport services provided to Medicare Advantage patients, ruling it didn't have a basis for the allegations.

According to U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick, the medical transportation company had failed to provide any specific examples of Kaiser pocketing Medicare Advantage funds that it should have used to pay ProTransport for transporting its patients that would...
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