Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp Accused Of Va. Medicaid Fraud

Law360, New York (September 11, 2013, 3:29 PM EDT) -- Quest Diagnostics Inc. and Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings have been hit with a whistleblower suit alleging the laboratory services giants defrauded Virginia’s Medicaid program by billing it at much higher rates than other customers, according to a recently unsealed complaint filed in federal court on Monday.

Relators Hunter Laboratories LLC and its founder Chris Riedel contend that Quest and LabCorp made false claims for payment of Medicaid-covered laboratory tests by claiming that the fees they charged to Medicaid were no higher that the maximum allowed...
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Hunter Laboratories, LLC et al v. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-01129

Court

Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: False Claims Act

Judge

Gerald Bruce Lee

Date Filed

September 9, 2013

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