A.G. Schneiderman Announces $8 Million In Settlements With Specialcare Hospital Management Corp. And Hospitals In Yonkers, Kingston And Hudson For Defrauding Medicaid
NEW YORK- Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that his office has secured settlement agreements with five defendants in a False Claims Act case that will return more than $8 million to the Medicaid and Medicare programs. The agreements resolve claims that SpecialCare Hospital Management Corporation defrauded Medicaid and Medicare by illegally referring patients to unlicensed drug and alcohol treatment programs at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson, and St. Joseph's Medical Center in Yonkers, in exchange for kickbacks.
- Date:August 24, 2015
- Agency:New York Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies