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Whistleblowers’ lawsuit leads to massive medical fraud settlement

December 19, 2017

What started seven years ago as a whistleblower lawsuit filed by two Charlotte-area doctors ended Tuesday with two emergency room physicians groups paying federal and state governments more than $33 million to avoid going to court.

The payments cap off longstanding allegations of a vast medical-fraud conspiracy between a major hospital chain and the physicians groups that bilked federal and state healthcare programs in North Carolina and five other states out of millions of dollars.

Under the settlement, EmCare of Dallas, Texas, will pay almost $30 million.

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