TeamHealth Holdings, a major U.S. hospital service provider, has agreed to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by billing Medicare, Medicaid, the DHA, and the Federal EHB Program for higher and more expensive levels of medical service than what were actually performed (a practice also known as “up-coding”), the DOJ announced today. Under the settlement TeamHealth agreed to pay $60 million with interest.
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