ST. LOUIS - An Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Jan. 9 affirmed the dismissal of a Medicare false claims billing case, saying the plaintiff failed to plead fraud with the sufficient particularity required (United States of America, ex rel. Michael Dunn v. North Memorial Health Care, et al., No. 13-1099, 8th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 413).