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October 21, 2016

Posted  October 24, 2016

New York-based hematology and oncology practice Hudson Valley Associates agreed to pay $5.31 million to settle charges of violating the False Claims Act by improperly waiving patient copayments and submitting claims for services it did not provide and/or were not permitted under the Medicare and Medicaid program rules.  The allegations originated in a whistleblower lawsuit filed under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act.  The whistleblower will receive a yet-to-be-determined whistleblower award from the proceeds of the government’s recovery.  DOJ (SDNY)

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