Developing Story: Whistleblower Suit Targets 69 Indiana Hospitals for Alleged Overcharging for EMRs

Special News Update Edition
Monday, Dec. 4, 2017
10-10:30 a.m. ET; 7-7:30 a.m. PT

Janelle Ali-Dinar, PhD; Nancy Beckley, MS, MBA, CHC;
David Glaser, Esq.; Ronald Hirsch, MD, FACP, CHCQM;
Mary Inman, Esq.; and Timothy Powell, CPA

A recently unsealed federal whistleblower lawsuit alleges that 69 Indiana hospitals engaged in a pattern of overcharging patients for their electronic medical records (EMRs). The lawsuit was filed as an alleged violation of the federal False Claims Act.

The alleged misconduct involved nearly $325 million in retained fraudulent payments among the hospitals. Reporting on this developing story during the next edition of Monitor Mondays will be nationally recognized whistleblower attorney Mary A. Inman, calling live from the London offices of Constantine Cannon.

The broadcast rundown also will include:

  • Monday Rounds: Ronald Hirsch, MD, vice president of R1 Physician Advisory Services, will be making his Monday Rounds with another installment of his popular segment.
  • Hot Topics: Monitor Mondays senior correspondent Nancy Beckley, president and CEO for Nancy Beckley and Associates, will have all the latest hot topics and the Monitor Mondays Listener Survey.
  • America’s Rural Health Report: Topic authority Janelle Ali-Dinar, vice president of rural health for MyGenetx, will report on saving healthcare for rural populations.
  • Risky Business: Healthcare attorney David Glaser with Fredrikson & Byron will have another example of a potentially troublesome issue that could pose a risk to your facility.
  • Focus on 340B: The American Hospital Association (AHA), the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and America’s Essential Hospitals are suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to prevent significant Medicare payment cuts for hospitals that participate in the 340B Drug Pricing Program. Returning to report on this new development will be RACmonitor contributing editor Timothy Powell, CPA.

Register now for this news update broadcast coming your way on Monday, Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. EST.

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Chuck Buck

Chuck Buck is the publisher of RACmonitor and is the program host and executive producer of Monitor Monday.

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