8th Circuit: Medicare Doesn't Require Written Reports For Surgical Pathology Slides

8th Circuit: Medicare Doesn't Require Written Reports For Surgical Pathology Slides

MINNEAPOLIS - The Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sept. 4 affirmed the dismissal of a qui tam lawsuit filed against the Mayo Foundation under the federal False Claims Act (FCA), saying the Mayo Foundation and its related entities filed false and fraudulent claims for reimbursement to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services when the Mayo Foundation and its related entities failed to submit written reports for each permanent surgical pathology slide it created for each patient treated (United States of America, ex rel. David Ketroser, et al., v. Mayo Foundation, et al., No. 12-3206, 8th Cir.; 2013 LEXIS 18330).

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