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State joins whistleblower suit against Sutter Hospitals
Central Valley Business Times

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones today announced he filed to intervene in a “qui tam” (whistleblower) lawsuit for false billing of anesthesia services by One of the largest hospital chains in the Central Valley is being accused of hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent billing involving thousands of patients. In a “Complaint in Intervention,” state Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones alleges that Sutter Hospitals submitted false bills for anesthesia services provided during operating room procedures.