Mississippi Medical Equipment Company To Pay $1.8 Million To Settle Whistleblower Suit

According to federal officials, Pinnacle Medical Solutions, a Mississippi medical equipment company, has agreed to pay nearly $1.8 million to settle claims in a 2009 whistleblower lawsuit that the company bilked government insurance groups out of money for delivery of diabetic supplies to patients.  The suit was filed by two former employees who can receive between 15% and 25% of the money recovered.

As a condition of the settlement, Pinnacle is also required to enter into a five-year Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.

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