Vandy Stuck With Whistleblowing Docs' FCA Claims

Law360, New York (March 19, 2014, 4:27 PM EDT) -- Vanderbilt University must face allegations that it violated the False Claims Act after a Tennessee federal judge ruled Wednesday that the three doctors alleging the school falsely bills Medicare had stated a reasonable claim.

U.S. District Judge Todd J. Campbell denied Vanderbilt’s motion to dismiss the case brought by three physicians alleging Vanderbilt University Medical Center submitted Medicare claims that falsely represented attending physicians were present for, supervised and directed surgeons and teaching physicians in intensive care units and during anesthesia services.

Judge Campbell found that...
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