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UnitedHealthcare Accuses Dallas Labs Of $100M Fraud

Law360, New York (January 27, 2017, 2:33 PM EST) -- UnitedHealthcare Insurance Co. on Thursday lobbed multiple federal claims against Dallas-based Next Health LLC and several subsidiaries that perform drug and genetic laboratory testing, saying that the companies defrauded the insurer of more than $100 million over several years through improper billing connected to a physician and referral source kickback scheme.

In an 81-page complaint, UnitedHealthcare detailed an array of various alleged kickback schemes involving unnecessary and expensive drug testing coordinated through Next Health, its subsidiaries and individual agents that cost the insurer and several self-funded insurance plans millions of dollars in charges for unlawful commercial insurance claims.

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Texas Northern

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Torts/Pers Prop: Other Fraud


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Date Filed

January 26, 2017

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