Georgia Hospital to Pay $20 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
The Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG) has agreed to pay $20 million to settle allegations that the hospital violated the False Claims Act by billing Medicare for more expensive inpatient services that should have been billed as less costly outpatient or observation services, the Justice Department announced today. MCCG is located in Macon, Georgia, and is the second largest hospital in the state.
- Date:April 27, 2015
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions