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Catholic Healthcare West to pay $9.1 million settlement
Modern Healthcare

Catholic Healthcare West, San Francisco, agreed to pay $9.1 million to settle allegations that seven of its hospitals submitted false claims in Medicare cost reports. The settlement resolves four allegations, all of which occurred in the 1990s, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney in Sacramento, Calif., which investigated the matter with HHS‘ inspector general’s office and the U.S. Justice Department.