May 30, 2017
Constantine Cannon serves as lead counsel representing whistleblower Dr. Darren Sewell in largest successful whistleblower settlement for claims of risk adjustment fraud at $16.7 million. Total settlement against Freedom Health and Optimum Healthcare, two Florida Medicare Advantage plans, and former Chief Operating Officer Sidd Pagidipati exceeds $32 million. Read the Constantine Cannon press release, the Dept. of Justice press release, and the Kaiser Health News article announcing the settlement. The case was headed by Constantine Cannon partners Mary Inman and Tim McCormack: United States & State of Florida ex rel. Dr. Darren D. Sewell v. Freedom Health Inc., Optimum Heathcare, Inc. et al.