Florida Federal Judge Dismisses False Claims Suit For Lack Of Specifics

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A federal judge in Florida on March 19 dismissed a federal False Claims Act (FCA) suit against Health Management Associates and one of its hospitals, saying the relator failed to state a claim with specificity regarding the submission of medical claims under the Medicare and Medicaid statutes (United States of America ex rel. Michael Mastej, v. Health Management Associates Inc., et al., No. 2:11cv89, M.D. Fla., Fort Myers Div.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 37863).

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