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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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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. Scan Health Plan et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


John F. Walter

Date Filed

July 13, 2009

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