United States Intervenes in False Claims Act Lawsuit Against Prime Healthcare Services Inc. and its CEO Alleging Unnecessary Inpatient Admissions from Emergency Rooms
The United States has intervened in a lawsuit against Prime Healthcare Services Inc. (Prime); the company's founder and chief executive officer, Dr. Prem Reddy; and 14 Prime hospitals in California that alleges Emergency Departments at Prime facilities improperly admitted patients to the hospitals and submitted false claims to Medicare, the Justice Department announced today.
- Date:May 25, 2016
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions