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July 10, 2019

Posted  July 10, 2019

Rural Metro of Southern Ohio, Inc. has agreed to pay $275,116 to resolve allegations of submitting, or causing the submission of, false claims to Medicare.  In a qui tam suit brought by Nicholas Ratterman, a former employee, Rural Metro was alleged to have billed Medicare for medically unnecessary overnight hospital discharge ambulance transports between 2013 to 2017.  As part of the settlement, Ratterman will receive about $44,000.  USAO EDKY

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