Fredericksburg Hospitalist Group Pays $4.2 Million to Settle Civil Fraud Case
K&G Law Group Announces $4.2 Million Virginia Qui Tam Settlement with Fredericksburg Hospitalist Group for Alleged Upcoding of Hospitalist Services
June 2, 2017 — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia and the Office of the Virginia Attorney General announced a $4.2 million settlement in one of K&G Law Group’s cases today, bringing to a close a little over three years of investigation. The relator, Richard Morrow, was represented by K&G partner Zach Kitts, Richmond lawyer Stephen Baril, and Boston lawyer Michael Lesser. The Complaint, filed in 2014, alleged that defendants upcoded hospitalist services from 2010 to 2015.
In addition to corporate defendant Fredericksburg Hospitalist Group, 14 individual defendant physicians also contributed towards the settlement.