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A Research Hospital in Florida Will Pay $19.6 Million to Settle Liability for Improper Claims

The Department of Justice said Thursday that a Florida research hospital will pay $19.6 million to settle civil liabilities for submitting false claims to federal healthcare programs.

The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Hospital Inc. submitted claims from 2014 to 2020 for services that weren’t eligible for reimbursement under the False Claims Act, according to the DOJ.

The federal government will get roughly $18.2 million, while the state Medicaid program will get $1.3 million.

Read the source article at Yahoo News

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