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


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3:09-cv-05984

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California Northern

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Jeffrey S. White

Date Filed

December 21, 2009

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