NJ Comptroller Files $2.7M Fraud Claim Against 3 Hospitals

Law360, New York (January 3, 2014, 2:29 PM EST) -- New Jersey's Office of the State Comptroller on Thursday leveled a $2.7 million fine against a group of health care facilities, accusing them of flooding Medicaid with fraudulent claims, and pursued action to have the facilities excluded from Medicaid.

According to an OSC statement, New Jersey State Comptroller A. Matthew Boxer initiated the action against a trio of substance abuse treatment facilities: Neptune, N.J.'s Guiding Light Behavioral Health Inc. and Guiding Light Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service and Lawrenceville, N.J.’s Brighter Day Behavioral Health Inc....
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