Updates to our Terms of Use

We are updating our Terms of Use. Please carefully review the updated Terms before proceeding to our website.

Sunday, May 26, 2024 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

$3 Million Settlement|for Medicare Fraud

SANTA ANA, Calif. (CN) - Lynch Ambulance service, of Anaheim, paid $3 million to settle charges of Medicare fraud, prosecutors said Monday.

A federal judge on Friday unsealed a False Claims Act lawsuit against FILYN Corp. dba Lynch Ambulance. Lynch and two of its principals settled with the government for $3.05 million, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. They were accused of billing Medicare for services that were not medically necessary.

Two former Lynch Ambulance employees, Jamie Weatherly and Dawn Lucero, filed the whistleblower lawsuit and will get a cut of the recovery.

Lynch Ambulance did not have to admit that it did anything wrong.

Categories / Uncategorized

Subscribe to Closing Arguments

Sign up for new weekly newsletter Closing Arguments to get the latest about ongoing trials, major litigation and hot cases and rulings in courthouses around the U.S. and the world.

Loading...