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Hundreds of hospitals said to settle in federal probe of cardiac procedures
Modern Healthcare

Hundreds of hospitals are believed to have settled with the government as part of a yearslong, nationwide investigation into the suspected overuse of implantable cardioverter defibrillators, or ICDs, according to lawyers with knowledge of the cases.The vast majority have not been made public—a handful have been disclosed in financial reports. The U.S. Justice Department may announce in the coming weeks what may be the largest False Claims Act investigation and recovery ever in terms of the number of hospitals involved.