Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces $2.95 Million Settlement With Hospital Group For Improperly Delaying Repayment Of Medicaid Funds
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Scott J. Lampert, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General ("HHS-OIG"), Eric Schneiderman, New York State Attorney General, and Thomas P. DiNapoli, the New York State Comptroller, today announced a $2,950,000 settlement of a civil fraud lawsuit against Beth Israel Medical Center d/b/a Mount Sinai Beth Israel ("Beth Israel"), St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center d/b/a Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai Roosevelt ("St. Luke's Roosevelt," and together with Beth Israel, the "Hospitals"), and Continuum Health Partners, Inc. ("Continuum," and together with the Hospitals, "Defendants") for willfully delaying repayment of over $ 800,000 in Medicaid overpayments. The settlement resolves claims under the federal False Claims Act and the New York State False Claims Act.
- Date:August 24, 2016
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions