Carolina Healthcare System Agreems To Pay $6.5 Million To Settle False Claims Act Allegations
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - U.S. Attorney Jill Westmoreland Rose announced today that the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority, dba Carolinas Healthcare System (CHS), has agreed pay the Government $6.5 million to resolve allegations that the company violated the False Claims Act, by "up-coding" claims for urine drug tests in order to receive higher payment than allowed for the tests.
- Date:June 30, 2017
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions