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Delaware Hospital System Will Pay More Than $47 Million in a Billing Fraud Settlement

Christiana Care Health System, Delaware’s largest hospital system, will pay more than US$47 million to settle whistleblower allegations by its former compliance officer.

Ronald Sherman filed a whistleblower lawsuit claiming that the system provided kickbacks to outside doctors in return for patient referrals, which led to fraudulent Medicaid billings.

The settlement announced on December 22 comes nearly seven years after the filing of the lawsuit, which remained under seal for more than a year.

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