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Shield Healthcare pays $5 million in Medi-Cal settlement
Los Angeles Times

Shield Healthcare has paid $5 million to the U.S. Department of Justice to settle a lawsuit alleging the company had overbilled Medi-Cal . The lawsuit alleged Shield, which is the state’s major supplier of incontinence supplies, such as diapers and waterproof sheeting, didn’t comply with California’s Upper Billing Limit regulation, which requires that providers bill Medi-Cal no more than double net purchase price.