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University of Rochester to Pay More Than $100,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Lawsuit

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK - United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and New York State Attorney General Eric. T. Schneiderman announced today that the University of Rochester (UR), which among other things operates a teaching hospital based in Rochester, New York, will pay $113,722.10 to resolve allegations that it violated the federal and New York False Claims Acts by improperly using a billing modifier on certain healthcare claims at UR's Flaum Eye Institute, resulting in UR receiving payments to which it was not entitled.


Action Details

  • Date:June 13, 2017
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions