Couple, Companies Ordered To Pay $7.7M For Submitting False Claims

Mealey's (July 13, 2016, 2:31 PM EDT) -- NEWARK, N.J. — A federal judge in New Jersey on July 8 granted the federal government’s motion for summary judgment in a False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit and ordered a New Jersey couple and their companies to pay $7.7 million after finding them to be liable for knowingly submitting false claims to Medicare (United States of America, ex rel. Jane Doe v. Heart Solutions, et al., No. 14-cv-3644, D. N.J.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 88614).

(Opinion available. Document #20-160715-024Z.)

U.S. Judge Stanley R. Chesler of the...
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