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

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