DOJ Files Lawsuit Against MA Plan Provider

May 8, 2017

Medicare Advantage Organization UnitedHealth Group (UHG) receives a monthly payment from Medicare for each beneficiary that is based, in significant part, on the health status of the beneficiary. The complaint alleges that UHG knowingly disregarded information about beneficiaries’ medical conditions, increasing the payments UHG received from Medicare. The lawsuit contends that UHG funded chart reviews to increase the risk adjustment payments received from Medicare. To read a Department of Justice press release, click here. To read a news article, click here
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