Kaiser Urges Judge To End Medicare Advantage FCA Suit

Law360, New York (March 24, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT) -- Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. on Friday pressed a California federal judge to ax a False Claims Act suit that alleges the insurer improperly inflated its Medicare Advantage bids, saying a whistleblower is putting forward an absurd reading of government restrictions on profit margins.

In a motion for summary judgment, Kaiser said its bids in 2008 and 2009 were at the very least good-faith efforts to comply with requirements that its profits in Medicare Advantage be reasonably close to the margins in its "other lines of...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc.

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Jeffrey S. White

Date Filed

December 21, 2009

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