Tuomey Ordered to Pay $237.5 Million for Stark and False Claims Act Violations: Key Lessons for Providers

Posted by Jason Greis on October 7, 2013 under Articles | Be the First to Comment

Nearly eight years to the day since the case was filed, Senior U.S. District Judge Margaret B. Seymour ordered Tuomey Healthcare System to pay more than $237.5 million in False Claims Act (FCA) fines and Stark Law penalties. Originally brought as a qui tam (whistleblower) action, this order now threatens Tuomey’s financial survival. Unless overturned on appeal, Tuomey must pay $237.5 million for the Stark and FCA violations, more than its total revenue last year. As part of her ruling, Judge Seymour also rejected Tuomey’s motions for a new trial. Read More...

GreisGuide to LTACHs Newsletter (October 2009)

Posted by Jason Greis on October 19, 2009 under Articles, eNewsletter | Be the First to Comment

This issue of the GreisGuide to LTACHs Newsletter contains articles and information on: Read More...

AHLA Teleconference: False Claims Act Enforcement for the Health Industry-The FERA Game Changer for Compliance and Enforcement

Posted by Jason Greis on October 15, 2009 under Events | Be the First to Comment

False Claims Act Enforcement for the Health Industry–The FERA Game Changer for Compliance and Enforcement
Thursday, October 29, 2009
1:30-3:00 pm Eastern
Sponsored by the AHLA Fraud and Abuse Practice Group
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