DOJ Secures FCA Settlement with Health Services Companies
The Dorsey Health Law blog team keeps readers up-to-date on relevant topics in the health care industry. In order to do so, the members of the blog team communicate regularly with other practice groups within the firm for applicable updates from client publications. For this post, we would like to thank Dorsey’s Alex Hartzell for the following post on the FCA Now blog:
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts recently secured a settlement agreement resolving allegations that Molina Healthcare, Inc. and its prior subsidiary, Pathways of Massachusetts, which provide mental health services in Springfield and Worcester, Massachusetts, violated the False Claims Act (“FCA”), 31 U.S.C. § 3729 et seq. and the Massachusetts-equivalent to the FCA. The settlement agreement also resolves similar claims brought by employees of Molina Healthcare and Pathways under the qui tam provisions of these statutes. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, Molina Healthcare and Pathways have agreed to pay the federal government and Massachusetts $4,625,000 to resolve these claims.
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