Bucks County Hospital Settles For $2.3M

January 20th, 2014 by Qui Tam

Langhorne-based St. Mary Medical Center has agreed to pay the federal government more than $2.3 million to resolve allegations that it overpaid doctors who referred patients to the hospital.

The 15 doctors who received the overpayments referred patients covered by Medicare and Medicaid, according to the government, resulting in violations of the federal False Claims Act.

St. Mary voluntarily disclosed the alleged overpayments.  After an investigation, the hospital agreed to pay $2,339,224.70 to resolve the matter.

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