Ex-CEO Says He Was Fired Over $10M Medicare Whistleblowing
By Diana Novak Jones (January 26, 2016, 6:52 PM EST) -- The former CEO of a hospital-doctor joint venture filed suit against his former employer in Oregon federal court Tuesday, claiming the group violated the False Claims Act when it fired him after he blew the whistle on $10 million in false Medicare reimbursements.
Dr. Robert Dannenhoffer was among the founders of Architrave Health LLC, which sought to improve access to medical services in Roseburg, Oregon, by linking Mercy Medical Center Inc., a hospital, with the Douglas County Independent Practice Association, a group of doctors in private practice, according to the suit.
But when Dannenhoffer pushed Architrave's board of directors to admit...
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