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Company Pays $7 Million to Settle Allegations of Making False Statements for Medicaid Payments

A medical-equipment company has paid $7 million to settle allegations that it made false statements in seeking Medicaid payments in Kentucky.

The settlement is with United Seating and Mobility LLC, which does business under the name Numotion, according to a news release from Carlton S. Shier IV, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

Numotion is a supplier of medical equipment such as wheelchairs and hospital beds. It does business across the country.

A company whistleblower alleged in a federal lawsuit that Numotion filed false claims to get paid for supplying equipment to Medicaid beneficiaries.

Read the source article at kentucky.com

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