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Oswego Hospital And Physician Combine To Pay Over $1.5 Million To Resolve Billing Improprieties Self-Disclosed By The Hospital

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK - Oswego Hospital ("Oswego"), a 164-bed acute care community hospital located in Oswego, New York will pay $1,456,457.33 to resolve False Claims Act liability stemming from healthcare billing improprieties that the hospital selfdisclosed to the federal government, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian. Dr. Vilas Patil, a physician formerly working as an independent contractor with Oswego, has paid $204,365.97 to resolve False Claims Act liability in connection with a related investigation. Under the settlements, the United States will receive $1,026,790.89, and the State of New York, which also participated in the investigation, will receive $429,666.44.


Action Details

  • Date:August 12, 2015
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions