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Group Health Cooperative - Healthcare Fraud/Medicare Advantage ($6.375 million)

Posted  July 13, 2020

Constantine Cannon represented a whistleblower in a False Claims Act case alleging Group Health Cooperative (now a subsidiary of Kaiser Permanente) submitted false or inaccurate Medicare Advantage patient diagnosis codes to inflate the reimbursement it received under the Medicare Part C program.  In November 2020, the company agreed to pay $6.375 million to settle the matter.  Our client received a whistleblower award of 25% of the government’s recovery.  Read more — NPR, Seattle Times, DOJ, CC.

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