Eleven Texas Cities Will Pay $1.2M for Medicaid Fraud—8/25/11

Eleven Texas cities will pay $1.69 million to federal and state governments in order to resolve false claims and healthcare fraud claims. Investigations began when whistleblower Douglas Moore brought a suit in February 2010. Although the cities have yet to admit any wrongdoing, they agreed to resolve the “upcoded” claims submitted to Medicaid for city-dispatched ambulances.

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