By Bill Wichert (May 26, 2016, 4:56 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge said Tuesday that Bon Secours Health System must face a former employee's claims that it defrauded Medicare and Medicaid out of millions of dollars and fired her for launching the allegations, saying she provided sufficient details to back the claims up.
U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman partially denied Bon Secours Health System Inc.'s motion to dismiss relator June Raffington's False Claims Act lawsuit after finding she adequately outlined five allegations of fraudulent practices between 2007 and 2009, including that system officials forged physicians' signatures and billed Medicaid for services that should have been billed to...
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