Hill-Rom Will Pay $42M in False Claims Act Settlement—9/28/11

Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. will pay $42 million in its settlement regarding Medicare fraud. According to the charges Hill-Rom billed for extended periods “without making any reasonable effort to determine if the patients for whom it submitted the claims continued to meet Medicare conditions for payment.” The whistleblowers will receive $8 million in rewards, announced the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Tennessee.
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