Judge Allows Defendants Accused Of Fraudulent Billing To Amend Some Counterclaims

Mealey's (April 22, 2016, 10:02 AM EDT) -- CAMDEN, N.J. — A federal judge in New Jersey on April 21 granted a motion filed by the Government Employees Insurance Co. (GEICO) to dismiss counterclaims brought by two physicians and their practices that are accused of engaging in a fraudulent billing scheme but allowed the defendants to amend their allegations that the insurer violated state law when withholding payments on the claims they submitted (Government Employees Insurance Company v. Alfred Tawadrous, et al, No. 14-5742, D. N.J.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 53210).

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