Fla. Hospital Strikes $85M Deal On Whistleblower Claims

Law360, New York (March 3, 2014, 9:57 PM EST) -- Halifax Hospital Medical Center reached an $85 million tentative settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice for a portion of a whistleblower suit over the Florida-based hospital's alleged Medicare fraud, an attorney in the case confirmed Monday.

Just before trial in Florida district court Monday, six oncologists, three neurologists, the hospital and the DOJ reached a tentative settlement over claims that the physicians made medically unnecessary referrals to Halifax and that the hospitals processed the claims through Medicare, a violation of the Stark Law, explained Marlan...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. Halifax Hospital Medical Center et al

Case Number



Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Gregory A. Presnell

Date Filed

June 16, 2009

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