St. Joseph’s Medical Center named in $8M Medicare settlement

By Evan Fallor

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New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Aug. 24 his office has reached settlement agreements with three area hospitals in a False Claims Act case that will return more than $8 million to the Medicaid and Medicare programs. A state investigation found SpecialCare Hospital Management Corp., a for-profit, out-of-state vendor, illegally referred patients to unlicensed drug and alcohol…

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Evan Fallor covers county government, retail, education and tourism for the Westchester County Business Journal. He previously worked as a town reporter for the Republican-American (Waterbury, Ct.) and the News-Times (Danbury, Ct.). He holds a Master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.