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Whistleblower drops lawsuit against Lincare

November 4, 2016HME News Staff

CLEARWATER, Fla. - A former billing specialist has voluntarily dropped her False Claims Act lawsuit against Lincare, according to Law360. In a one-page order, U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven granted Rebecca Saiff's request to dismiss the lawsuit, a request that was granted without prejudice to either Saiff or the U.S. government, which declined to intervene, according to the legal publication. Saiff had filed a lawsuit alleging that Lincare has been knowingly defrauding the government of millions...

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Whistleblower details alleged fraud at Lincare

July 15, 2016HME News Staff

CLEARWATER, Fla. - A former employee says Lincare has been knowingly defrauding the government of millions of dollars by allegedly billing false claims to Medicare.“(Lincare) has engaged in a scheme to wrongfully enrich itself at taxpayers' expense by fraudulently billing Medicare for equipment rental for which either the patients or the equipment were not reimbursable by Medicare, by failing to provide services to patients it was obligated to provide, and by retaining overpayments to which...

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Whistleblower details alleged fraud at Lincare

July 12, 2016HME News Staff

CLEARWATER, Fla. - A former employee says Lincare has been knowingly defrauding the government of millions of dollars by allegedly billing false claims to Medicare.“(Lincare) has engaged in a scheme to wrongfully enrich itself at taxpayers' expense by fraudulently billing Medicare for equipment rental for which either the patients or the equipment were not reimbursable by Medicare, by failing to provide services to patients it was obligated to provide, and by retaining overpayments to which...

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