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Lancaster Surgeon to Pay $4.25 Million to Resolve False Billing and Kickback Claims

PHILADELPHIA - First Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced a $4.25 million civil settlement with Glenn A. Kline, D.O. and Community Surgical Associates to resolve civil allegations relating to kickbacks received from two hospitals formerly operated by Health Management Associates (HMA) in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in violation of the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute. Dr. Kline's case is related to a larger investigation under which HMA agreed to pay $260 million to the United States to settle claims arising from HMA's fraudulent billing practices in multiple healthcare institutions across the United States.


Action Details

  • Date:October 3, 2019
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions