Mealey's Insurance - Arizona Nonprofit To Pay $35M To Resolve Suit Over Hospitals' Billing

Mealey's Insurance - Arizona Nonprofit To Pay $35M To Resolve Suit Over Hospitals' Billing

TUCSON, Ariz. - The nonprofit organization that owns and operates Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital and Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital in Tucson has agreed to pay the federal government $35 million to resolve a lawsuit accusing the company of violating the False Claims Act when it submitted false bills to Medicare and other federal health care programs, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Aug. 18 (United States ex rel. Bloink v. Carondelet Health Network, et al., No. CV-11-721-TUC-FRZ, D. Ariz.).

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