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El Dorado County Health Care Provider Agrees to Pay $5.5m to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced today that El Dorado County based Marshall Medical Center (MMC) will pay the United States and the State of California $5.5 million to settle allegations that MMC; Marshall Foundation for Community Health; El Dorado Hematology & Medical Oncology II, Inc.; Lin H. Soe, M.D.; and Tsuong Tsai, M.D., violated the federal False Claims Act and the State of California's version of the False Claims Act. The federal lawsuit, filed by whistleblower Colleen Herren, contends that MMC and the other defendants defrauded Medicare, Tricare and Medicaid by a variety of billing improprieties.


Action Details

  • Date:June 30, 2016
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions