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September 21, 2015

Posted  January 25, 2016

Non-profit healthcare organization Adventist Health System agreed to pay $115 million to settle allegations it violated the False Claims Act by maintaining improper compensation arrangements with referring physicians and by miscoding claims.  The allegations originated in two whistleblower lawsuits filed by former Adventist hospital employees Michael Payne, Melissa Church and Gloria Pryor under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act.  The will receive a yet-to-be-determined whistleblower award from the government’s recovery. DOJ

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