CDI News USA: Texas hospital to pay $3 million in whistleblower case
ACDISSeptember 10, 2021
A case from America illustrates the serious consequences of upcoding.
John Peter Smith Hospital in Tarrant County, Texas, has agreed topay $3.3 millionin order to settle allegations that it was in violation of the False Claims Act by upcoding certain claims. The settlement is to resolve a whistleblower case filed in 2018 by the hospital’s former director of compliance. The...
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