Judge: Former Patient Coordinators Sufficiently Pleaded Fraud Claims

(November 16, 2015, 3:47 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — A federal judge in New York on Nov. 9 refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought under the qui tam provision of the False Claims Act by two former patient coordinators accusing Mount Sinai Hospital of submitting improper bills to Medicare and illegally retaining payments after finding that the plaintiffs’ fraud allegations were pleaded with the required level of specificity (United States of America, ex rel. Xiomary Ortiz, et al. v. Mount Sinai Hospital, et al., No. 13 Civ. 4735, S.D. N.Y.; 2015 U.S....
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