New York's North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System Settles Fraud Investigation for $2.95M

New York's North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System has agreed to pay $2.95 million to settle an investigation following a civil claim alleging the hospital submitted fraudulent bills to Medicare, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

The case alleged the system billed Medicare between 1994 and 2001 for costs it did not incur. The case further alleged these costs were associated with a private physicians offices and a pre-school, according to the report. No further details were given.

The health system admitted no wrongdoing but agreed to settle to avoid litigation costs, according to the report.

Read the Wall Street Journal report on North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.

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