Georgia Federal Judge Declines To Dismiss Qui Tam Action

COLUMBUS, Ga. - A Georgia federal judge on Oct. 9 declined to dismiss a qui tam action against a doctor accused of submitting false claims to Medicare and Medicaid, saying the plaintiff's allegations were stated with sufficient particularity to put the defendant on notice of the claims asserted against him (Richard Barker, on behalf of the United States of America and the State of Georgia v. Columbus Regional Healthcare System Inc., et al., No. 12-108, M.D. Ga.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 145695).

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