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Cigna Wants Home Care False Claims Suit Tossed

Law360, New York (June 6, 2016, 6:47 PM EDT) -- Cigna Corp. urged an Illinois federal court Monday to dismiss a whistleblower suit accusing Addus Homecare Corp. and a Cigna subsidiary of defrauding the government by providing Medicare- and Medicaid-covered services to beneficiaries who did not need them.

The relator, Stop Illinois Marketing Fraud LLC, has not alleged that insurance company Cigna engaged in any wrongdoing and has shown no basis for holding the company responsible for the alleged misconduct of subsidiary Home Physicians Group, which happened before Cigna bought the company, Cigna said.

Stop Illinois’ complaint, which has been amended once, is “doubly flawed” with respect to Cigna, “which appears...

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Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

370(Other Fraud)


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Date Filed

December 19, 2013

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