Corporate Compliance

Manchester Memorial settles false claims allegations

Compliance Monitor, December 3, 2008

Manchester Memorial Hospital in Manchester, CT agreed to pay the federal government $712,000 to settle allegations it violated the False Claims Act, according to a Department of Justice (DOJ) press release.
 
According to the DOJ, Manchester Memorial Hospital billed Medicare for multiple infusion therapy and chemotherapy services per patient visit. The hospital would often bill Medicare between two to nine services, but is only allowed to bill for one such service per visit.

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