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December 27, 2019

An appellate court backed reinstatement of a whistleblower lawsuit against UPMC and about a dozen of its neurosurgeons, which was thrown out of court in 2018.

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld reinstatement of the lawsuit, which was filed in 2012 by three former...

September 18, 2019

By Kris B. Mamula / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A whistleblower lawsuit that was filed against UPMC over bonuses for its neurosurgeons has been revived after a federal appeals court on Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling that dismissed the claims.

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Cour...

September 18, 2019

Law360 (September 17, 2019, 7:31 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Tuesday revived three whistleblowers' claims that the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center violated the Stark Act and the False Claims Act, ruling that its neurosurgeons' pay structure allegedly incent...

June 30, 2018

Youngstown, OH - Circulatory Centers settle whistle blower suit for $1.2 million

By Mike Gauntner, Online Content Manager. Executives of a company that provided treatments for varicose veins at more than two dozen locations including Canfield and Warren have agreed to p...

June 29, 2018

For Immediate Release - Varicose Vein Treatment Company Agrees to Pay $1,205,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

PITTSBURGH – Circulatory Centers of America, LLC, a Pennsylvania company that provided treatments for varicose veins in several states, together with...

February 9, 2018

Law360 (February 8, 2018, 9:45 PM EST) -- The federal government has settled two suits with a Pennsylvania hospice care provider for a total of $1.2 million to resolve allegations against the company that it knowingly admitted and kept patients who did not qualify for...

November 14, 2017

Claims, made before hospital’s affiliation with UPMC, concerned financial relationship with a cardiology practice.

Erie, PA -A $20.7 million settlement has ended a long-running federal lawsuit over patient referrals and claims of kickbacks involving an Erie cardiology p...

November 10, 2017

Erie-based UPMC Hamot and cardiology practice Medicor Associates Inc. have agreed to pay the U.S. government $20.7 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit that alleged that the hospital paid the independent medical practice for patient referrals in violation of feder...

November 10, 2017

The plaintiff, who is also a cardiologist, is claiming that Hamot violated federal law about 10 years ago by submitting claims to Medicare as part of an improper financial relationship with physicians.

October 27, 2017

A federal judge won't bar mention of allegations in a False Claims Act kickback case against a medical center that did not appear in a whistleblower's complaint.

A federal judge won’t bar mention of allegations in a False Claims Act kickback case against a medical cente...

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