Media on National ICD Settlements

With clout growing, hospitals avoid negative coverage of huge fines, safety violations

Health News Review | March 21, 2016 | By Trudy Lieberman

Bryan Vroon and the Landmark False Claims Act Case Against More than 500 Hospitals

Corporate Crime Reporter | February 25, 2016

Bryan Vroon and the False Claims Cases Against More Than 500 Hospitals

Corporate Crime Reporter | February 22, 2016

2 state hospitals settle Medicare cardiac-implant suit

Arkansas Online | February 19, 2016 | By Andy Davis

Health system that includes St. Francis settles $1.95 million DOJ lawsuit

The Topeka Capital-Journal | February 18, 2016 | By Morgan Chilson

Sentara settles lawsuit over allegations about cardiac devices

The Virginian-Pilot | February 17, 2016 | By Amir Vera

Feds wrap national probe into cardiac devices; 51 more hospitals settle

Modern Healthcare | February 17, 2016 | By Lisa Schencker

St. Joseph’s, Chandler Regional hospitals settle cardiac claims

The Arizona Republic | February 17, 2016 | By Ken Alltucker

Landmark Medicare fraud settlement for cardiac device surgery includes 46 Florida hospitals

Miami Herald | October 30, 2015 | By Daniel Chang

UPMC pays $5.4 million in Medicare claims case

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | October 31, 2015 | By David Templeton

Justice Department settles with hundreds of hospitals, 10 in Maryland, over defibrillators

The Baltimore Sun | October 30, 2015 | By Meredith Cohn

​U.S. to get back $257M for improper cardiac implants

CBS Money Watch | October 30, 2015

US reaches settlement with 457 hospitals over cardiac device

Seattle PI | October 30, 2015 | By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press

US reaches settlement with 457 hospitals over cardiac device

San Franscisco Chronicle | October 30, 2015 | By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press

Hospitals agree to pay $250 million in settlement over device that violated Medicare rules

U.S. News & World Report | October 30, 2015 | By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press

More than 450 hospitals pay over $250 million in cardiac-device investigation

Modern Healthcare | October 30, 2015 | By Lisa Schencker

Nearly 500 Hospitals to Pay $257 Million to Settle ICD False Claim Charges

Corporate Crime Report | October 30, 2015

Colorado hospitals improperly billed Medicare for cardiac procedures

The Denver Post | October 30, 2015 | By Alicia Wallace

US Reaches Settlement With 457 Hospitals Over Cardiac Device

The New York Times | October 30, 2015 | By The Associated Press

Georgia Hospitals Part of Settlement on Cardiac Implants

Georgia Health News | October 30, 2015 | By Andy Miller

DOJ shows Medicare addresses unnecessary procedures

Des Moines Register | December 27, 2015

Media on Record Stark Settlement

Whistle-blower worries: Hospitals likely to see more False Claims suits tied to doctor compensation

Modern Healthcare | November 21, 2015 | By Lisa Schencker

Florida health system to pay $69.5 million over Stark, False Claims allegations

Modern Healthcare | September 15, 2015 | By Lisa Schencker

Florida Hospital District to Pay $69.5 Million to Settle Lawsuit

The New York Times | September 15, 2015 | By Associated Press

Broward Health to Pay $69.5 Million to Settle False Claims Charge

Corporate Crime Reporter | September 15, 2015

Broward Health pays nearly $70 million to settle fraud case; whistleblower named

Miami Herald | September 15, 2015

Florida Hospital District Agrees to Pay United States $69.5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

United States Department of Justice | September 15, 2015

North Broward Hospital District to pay government $69.5 million

Local10.com | September 15, 2015 | By Amanda Batchelor

Media on Record FCA Settlement in Montana

KRH Agreement Requires Compliance Officer, Stipulates Penalties

Flathead Beacon | October 31, 2018 | Tristan Scott

A Whistleblower’s Journey

Flathead Beacon | October 10, 2018 | Tristan Scott

Kalispell Regional Settles Whistleblower Suit for $24M

Flathead Beacon | September 28, 2018 | Tristan Scott

Former Whistleblower Shares Insight about KRH Lawsuit

Daily Inter Lake | July 15, 2018 | Lynnette Hintze

Complaint Details Fraud Allegations Against Kalispell Regional Healthcare

Flathead Beacon | July 3, 2018 | Myers Reece and Tristan Scott

Anti-Kickback Cases

Whistleblower Lawsuit Accuses 21st Century Oncology in Kickback Scheme

Wall Street Journal | September 26, 2017 | By Peg Brickley

Corruption allegations involving Broward Health, Gov. Scott unsealed in whistleblower suit

FloridaBulldog.org | September 25, 2017 | By Dan Christensen