AHS Hospital Corp Pays $9 Million To Settle Whistleblower Case

The AHS Hospital Corporation of New Jersey has agreed to pay $8,999,999 to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act for fraudulently billing Medicare. It relataes to the Overlook Hospital owned by AHS and the allegations related overbilling Medicare for patients treated on an inpatient basis when they should have been treated as either observation patients or on an outpatient basis.