New Jersey Hospital Owes $8,999,999
The Department of Justice announced that the United States Government will receive $8,999,999 from AHS Hospital Corp., Atlantic Health System Inc., and Overlook Hospital, located in New Jersey to resolve False Claims Act allegations. The hospital falsely overbilled Medicare for patients that were considered outpatient or observation patients. The case was filed by former employees of Overlook Hospital and the settlement of $8,999,999, only partially resolves the FCA case, U.S. ex rel. Doe et al. v. AHS Hospital Corp., et al., Civ. No. 08-2042 (D.N.J.).
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