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Feds wrap up national probe into cardiac devices; 51 more hospitals settle
Modern Healthcare

Another 51 hospitals will pay the government to get out from under a federal probe into the suspected overuse of implantable cardiac defibrillators. The U.S. Justice Department said the settlements announced Wednesday, which tally to $23 million, mark the “final stage” of the far-reaching investigation. More than 500 hospitals in all have settled with the government in connection with the investigation.