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Department of Justice claims Community Health Network fraudulently billed Medicare

The U.S. Department of Justice is alleging that Indianapolis-based Community Health Network knowingly billed Medicare for services referred by a doctor with financial ties to the health system — which the government said has entailed millions of dollars over the course of nearly a decade. In a complaint filed this week, the DOJ alleged that… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On The Dangers Of Not Responding To Social Justice Issues In Health Care; Everyone Can Get Around Fraud, Take Advantage Of Crowdfunding

Editorial pages focus on the health care topics and others. Stat: Why It’s A Mistake For Medical Schools To Ignore Social Justice During my first days as a supervising resident physician at a large urban hospital, two questions were constantly on my mind, the key drivers of any medical decisions that I would make: How… Read More »

Department of Justice, Atrium Health settle civil suit over alleged anti-competitive steering restrictions

The Department of Justice announced a settlement with Atrium Health, formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System, that prohibits Atrium from using “anticompetitive steering restrictions” in contracts between commercial health insurers and its providers in the Charlotte, North Carolina metropolitan area. The settlement, revealed Thursday, also bans Atrium from seeking contract terms or acting in such… Read More »