Wahiawa General Hospital to Pay $450k to Settle False Claims Allegations

Wahiawa (Hawaii) General Hospital will pay $451,428 to settle two False Claims Act lawsuits, according to a Hawaii Reporter article.

The lawsuits both allege WGH submitted bills to Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE for services performed by resident physicians without proper supervision, according to the report. The hospital has not admitted liability.

The lawsuits were initiated by a whistle-blowing physician, who will receive $84,642.75 of the settlement, according to the report.

More Articles on False Claims Act Lawsuits:

Emory University Settles False Claims Act Investigation With $1.5M
Court Ruling Continues Trend of Limiting Use of False Claims Act in Non-Fraud Cases
Medicare Whistle-Blower Earns $2.1M in Settlement

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