• 11 latest healthcare industry lawsuits

    From a nurse suing a Washington health system over unpaid breaks to a Florida healthcare executive convicted in a $1.3 billion healthcare fraud case, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits making headlines.
  • Nurse sues Washington health system over unpaid breaks

    A nurse at Bremerton, Wash.-based Harrison Medical Center filed a class-action lawsuit against Tacoma, Wash.-based Franciscan Health System, claiming the system fails to properly compensate employees for meal breaks, reports the Kitsap Sun.
  • Another Justice Department lawyer quits

    One of the lawyers representing the U.S. government in a lawsuit challenging the lawfulness of the ACA is leaving the Justice Department after two years on the job, according to the National Law Journal.
  • Pharmacy owner, pharmacist charged in $9.2M billing scheme

    The owner of two pharmacies in Michigan and the pharmacist-in-charge at both facilities were charged April 9 for their alleged role in a $9.2 million billing scheme.
  • Pipeline Health accused of defying court order to keep Illinois hospital open

    Westlake Hospital staff and local leaders are accusing Los Angeles-based Pipeline Health of violating a court order to keep the hospital open until May 1.
  • Ex-MetroHealth COO sentenced to 15 years for defrauding hospital

    The former chief operating officer of Cleveland-based MetroHealth System was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to defraud the health system through a series of bribes and kickbacks, according to the Department of Justice.
  • Boston Children's Hospital sues Saudi prince over $3.5M bill

    Boston Children's Hospital filed a lawsuit against a Saudi Arabian prince, alleging he owes the hospital $3.5 million, which he agreed to pay, for care provided to a Saudi Arabian child, according to The Boston Globe.  
  • 7 found guilty in $40M Texas hospital kickback case

    Seven out of nine defendants were convicted April 9 for their roles in a bribery and kickback scheme involving now-defunct Forest Park Medical Center in Dallas, according to The Dallas Morning News.
  • Forest Park Medical Center Dallas: Jury finds 7 defendants guilty in massive kickback scheme - 7 key takeaways

    In a recent Dallas Morning News article, they announced that surgeons, hospital owner have been convicted in a massive kickback scheme involving Forest Park Medical Center. Here are 7 key takeaways.
  • Feds charge 24 in $1.2B telemedicine fraud scheme

    Top executives from telemedicine companies and the owners of durable medical equipment companies were among 24 defendants charged for their alleged participation in a healthcare fraud scheme that resulted in more than $1.2 billion in losses, according to the Department of Justice.
  • Former CEO of pain clinic chain guilty in kickback scheme

    John Davis, the former CEO of Brentwood, Tenn.-based based Comprehensive Pain Specialists, was found guilty April 4 for his role in a kickback scheme, according to the Department of Justice.
  • Florida healthcare exec convicted in $1.3B fraud case

    Philip Esformes, who operated a network of more than 30 skilled nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Florida, was found guilty April 5 of 20 charges, including paying and receiving kickbacks, money laundering and bribery, according to the Department of Justice.
  • Ex-Florida hospital director gets prison time for role in $1B fraud scheme

    The former director of outreach programs at Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami, Fla., was sentenced to 15 months in prison April 3 for her role in a $1 billion healthcare fraud scheme.
  • 5 latest healthcare industry lawsuits, settlements

    From a former hospital executive suing Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare to an urgent care center chain settling a whistleblower lawsuit, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits and settlements making headlines.
  • 5 updates on legal challenges against Trump's health policies

    Here are five major lawsuits that the Trump administration is battling in court over its policies, according to The Hill:
  • Former hospital exec sues Tenet, claims retaliation for reporting unnecessary surgeries

    The former president of DMC Heart Hospital filed a federal lawsuit April 1 against Detroit Medical Center, parent company Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, and three executives.
  • Northeast urgent care chain to pay $2M to settle whistleblower case

    CareWell Urgent Care, a chain of walk-in clinics in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, will pay $2 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims to government insurers, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
  • Fresenius will pay $231M to settle bribery charges

    Fresenius Medical Care has agreed to pay more than $231 million to resolve civil and criminal allegations that it paid bribes to public health and government officials in several countries to secure business, according to the Department of Justice.
  • Lawsuit alleges California hospital secretly recorded 1,800 patients

    A lawsuit filed March 29 alleges Sharp Grossmont Hospital in Le Mesa, Calif., used hidden cameras to secretly record appointments with 1,800 patients  at a women's health center in El Cajon, Calif., according to KGTV.
  • 13 latest healthcare industry lawsuits, settlements

    From two cardiologists suing a Detroit hospital to a California health system settling a class-action lawsuit filed by patients affected by a data breach, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits and settlements making headlines.

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