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Sutter Health facing lawsuit alleging billing fraud
Inside Bay Area

Sutter Health is accused of overcharging insurers for anesthesia services, and state Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones contends the amount of fraudulent charges over the past decade “is in the hundreds of millions of dollars if not more.” The state insurance commissioner announced last week he is joining a lawsuit against the Sacramento-based health provider, which has 24 hospitals and 3,500 doctors in its network.