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UnitedHealthcare Beats FCA Suit Over In-Home Exams

Law360 (June 13, 2018, 5:29 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Tuesday threw out a False Claims Act lawsuit against UnitedHealthcare Insurance Co. over in-home physical exams it offers to beneficiaries who have their insurance covered by Medicare, saying the suit doesn’t describe a fraud.

U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin granted UnitedHealthcare’s motion to dismiss the qui tam suit brought by Medicare beneficiary Jeffery Gray, saying Gray hasn’t shown how the government was defrauded by the insurance company’s offer of free exams to Medicare enrollees who receive government-funded private insurance through a...
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United States of America et al v. United Healthcare Insurance Company et al


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1:15-cv-07137

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Illinois Northern

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Honorable Thomas M. Durkin

Date Filed

August 14, 2015

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