Progressive To Settle Medicare FCA Suit For $2M

Law360, Nashville (November 14, 2017, 8:50 PM EST) -- Two units of insurance giant Progressive will pay more than $2 million to settle allegations that they pushed car insurance policyholders’ medical claims that they should have paid off on Medicare and Medicaid, in violation of the False Claims Act, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday.

Two Progressive Group insurance companies, Progressive Casualty Insurance Co. and Progressive Garden State Insurance Co., have agreed to pay a collective $2 million, plus unspecified interest, to resolve allegations that certain car insurance plans they offered wrongly pushed first...
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