Skip to comments.Feds File Whistleblower Suit Against Mayo(Clinic)
Posted on 12/20/2010 4:10:32 PM PST by Son House
The Department of Justice has filed a whistleblower complaint against Mayo Clinic .
"Dr. David Ketroser, the lead whistleblower in this case, is a physician and an attorney," says a Department of Justice statement provided by Mayo.
According to the justice department, "Mayo billed Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal health care programs for surgical pathology services it never provided; specifically, the preparation and examination of human tissue slides."
Mayo spokesman Bryan Anderson said that "upon discovering a billing error in 2007, Mayo corrected it and voluntarily refunded $242,711 to the government. We worked with outside accounting experts to ensure this figure represented the complete and appropriate reimbursement amount. The error was identified and corrected long before Mayo became aware that a sealed complaint had been filed and before Mayo was notified that the Department of Justice was evaluating whether to become involved in the complaint."
But the Department of Justice writes in its complaint that "Mayo asserts that it has refunded some of the money received as a result of its false claims. It appears, however, that Mayo failed to make any refunds until November 2008, after the government had issued a subpoena in this matter. The government also asserts that Mayos refunds were inadequate in many respects."
The case is United States ex. Rel Ketroser, et al. v. Mayo Foundation, case No. 07-SC-4676 (D.Minn.) Read about it in Tuesday's print edition.
Blls**t complaint from the Obama Regime against an ObamaCare opponent.
When it comes to Mayo, they ran them off too so if you live in Illinois you have to go to Wisconsin or Minnesota for any of their special services.
A "couple" (one of those Democrat "couples") decided to bring a malpractice case against Mayo Clinic in Illinois even though Mayo has NO FACILITIES in Illinois.
The "couple" lost. Now, time for the corrupt plaintiff's bar in Illinois to get revenge against Mayo or anyone else who challenges their right to steal all your money.
Obviously Obama and his running dog lackeys are willing servants in this.
Mayo is both excellent and successful. That puts a target on their back for the looters.
Medicare and the Mayo Clinic
The famous hospital will no longer take some senior patients.
>>>Mayo is both excellent and successful. That puts a target on their back for the looters.
If it were not for Mayo, I’d be dead.