Attorney General Becerra Announces $18.9 Million California Settlement with Memorial Health Services: Settlement comes after Memorial Health self-disclosed overcharging the Medi-Cal program
SACRAMENTO - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced a $31,532,679 settlement with Memorial Health Services that was reached after the health system self-disclosed that it overcharged Medi-Cal for a period of three years. From December 2016 to May 2019, Memorial Health submitted claims to Medi-Cal for outpatient prescription drug reimbursements that were higher than the actual cost the company paid for the drugs. Of the total $31,532,679 settlement, 40 percent, or $12,613,071.60 will go to the federal government and 60 percent, or $18,919,607.40, will go to California. The Medi-Cal program will receive $12,613,071.60 and $6,306,535.80 will go into the State's General Fund.
- Date:November 2, 2020
- Agency:California Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies