May 22, 2001 Healthsouth Corporation
Healthsouth Corporation, the nations largest provider of outpatient surgery, diagnostic imaging and rehabilitative services, has agreed to pay $7.9 Million Dollars to settle allegations asserted in a qui tam action filed by Greg Madrid, a billing clerk formerly employed by the company. The allegations of the case were that Healthsouth overbilled Medicare and TRICARE for equipment and supplies at a price above their actual costs
As part of the settlement, Mr. Madrid will receive nearly $1.5 Million Dollars for having filed the qui tam case.
See U.S. Dept of Justice Press Release 5/22/01