Ambulance Co. Dodges Ex-Worker's Fraudulent Billing Claims

Law360, New York (January 2, 2013, 7:06 PM EST) -- A Virginia federal judge on Wednesday tossed a whistleblower suit from a former employee of an ambulance company who claimed it had defrauded Medicare and Medicaid by falsely reporting that nonemergency transportation services it provided dialysis patients were medically necessary.

The complaint was dismissed for lack of service of process, according to the order signed by U.S. District Judge Raymond A. Jackson. The dismissal ends a suit accusing Eastern Shore Medical Inc., doing business as First Med Inc., of knowingly submitting false claims to Medicare and...
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