DOJ Drops Medicare Advantage Suit Against UnitedHealth

Law360, New York (October 13, 2017, 9:33 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has dropped a closely watched False Claims Act suit accusing UnitedHealth Group Inc. of defrauding Medicare Advantage, apparently bowing to a California federal judge’s recent evisceration of the case.

In a notice filed late Thursday, the DOJ dismissed its suit against UnitedHealth and various affiliates accused of turning a blind eye to unsubstantiated diagnoses of Medicare Advantage policyholders. The filing came just before a Friday deadline set by U.S. District Judge John F. Walter for the DOJ to file an amended...
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United States of America et al v. Scan Health Plan et al


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2:09-cv-05013

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California Central

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John F. Walter

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July 13, 2009

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