January 09, 2020

DOJ Joins Whistleblower Suit for Alleged Stark Violation

On January 6, the DOJ filed a complaint against Indianapolis-based Community Health Network (CHN) alleging fraudulent Medicare billing. The complaint alleges that CHN knowingly billed Medicare for services “[R]eferred by physicians with whom CHN had compensation arrangements that did not satisfy the requirements of any applicable exception to the Stark Law.”