Catskill Regional Medical Center For Treating Thousands of Alcohol And Substance Abuse Patients A New York Hospital Received Millions, Paying $52,000 Monthly In Illegal Kickbacks To Unnamed “Entity” Under Sham Administrative Agreement, According To Federal Complaint And Qui Tam Whistleblower Suit Settlement; Catskill Regional Medical Center (“Catskill”) Agrees To Pay $1.5 Million For Illegal Referral Scheme And Cooperate In Government's Continuing Investigation


NEW YORK CITY — From 1997 to 2000, an upstate New York hospital received millions of dollars for treating thousands of illegally referred alcohol and substance abuse inpatients, kicking back $52,000 monthly to an undisclosed referring “entity” under a sham “administrative services agreement”, according to attorneys Timothy J. McInnis and David A. Koenigsberg, who represent the whistleblower who brought the case to the Government. A federal civil Complaint was unsealed today by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, along with a Settlement Agreement.
Related filed court documents:

Catskill Qui Tam Whistleblower News Release (PDF)
Catskill Complaint (PDF)
Catskill Settlement Agreement (PDF)

Qui Tam Contact


 



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