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December 18, 2018

Posted  December 18, 2018

Following an earlier settlement of federal claims, Florida has announced that hospital chain Health Management Associates, LLC, will pay $5.5 million to Florida to resolve claims that two HMA hospitals, Charlotte Regional Medical Center and Peace River Medical Center, billed the Florida Medicaid program for services referred by physicians to whom HMA provided remuneration in return for patient referrals.  The unlawful remuneration took the form of free rent, office space, and staff services, as well as direct payments purportedly meant to cover overhead and administrative costs.  FL AG

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