Lincare To Pay $29M to Settle Medicare Overbilling Healthcare Fraud Case

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Florida-based Lincare Holdings has agreed to pay $29 million to settle allegations it overbilled Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans for oxygen equipment provided to patients with respiratory-related illnesses. The settlement, which is the largest ever healthcare fraud settlement in the Eastern District of Washington settles claims that Lincare violated the False Claims Act. Lincare Agrees…

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