2013 Kentucky News Archive
July 1, 2013
Operators of University of Louisville Hospital to Pay $2,833,408.60 to Settle False Medicare Billings
University Medical Center, doing business as University of Louisville Hospital, has voluntarily entered into a settlement agreement with the United States to pay $2,833,408.60 to settle allegations that it submitted or caused to be submitted false claims for payment to the Medicare program in violation of the Federal False Claims Act, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, and the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services.
June 5, 2013
London Physician Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud Charges in First Case of its Kind in Kentucky
Kentucky cardiologist pleaded guilty to charges that he falsely recorded the severity of patients' illnesses in order to receive payment for numerous heart procedures. Sandesh Rajaram Patil, 51, a former cardiologist at St. Joseph's Hospital in London, admitted Tuesday in Frankfort to making false statements regarding the placement of heart stents.
March 20, 2013
Nelson County, Kentucky Drug Store Owner Guilty Of Health Care Fraud
Timothy Sizemore pleaded guilty for using Crume Drug Store to submit false claims for prescriptions to Medicare, Anthem and other private health insurance providers.