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A.G. Schneiderman Announces $10.3 Million Joint State-Federal Settlement With CenterLight Over False Medicaid Billing

NEW YORK - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today a joint state-federal settlement with CenterLight Health System, Inc. and CenterLight Healthcare, Inc. (together, "CenterLight") over false Medicaid billing. CenterLight will pay $10.36 million to settle state and federal allegations that its former managed long-term care plan ("CenterLight MLTCP") submitted fraudulent requests to New York's Medicaid program for monthly premiums and failed to repay Medicaid for falsely-obtained payments, violating New York and federal False Claims Acts. New York's Medicaid program will receive $6.36 million in restitution and penalties from the total settlement payment.


Action Details

  • Date:March 28, 2018
  • Agency:New York Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies