From a Georgia hospital group suing Anthem to a judge allowing the Department of Justice's lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group to move forward, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits and settlements making headlines.
Atlanta-based Piedmont Hospital and five sister facilities sued Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia and its parent company, Anthem.
Attorneys on behalf of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North and South Dakota filed a lawsuit against 24 drugmakers and drug distributors for the companies' alleged roles in facilitating the opioid epidemic within the tribe's reservation.
A Missouri judge banned CMS from enforcing a final rule and two Frequently Asked Questions documents related to calculating Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital payments.
Julian Craig, MD, the former CMO at Washington, D.C.-based United Medical Center, filed a lawsuit against the hospital and its management consultants claiming he was fired in retaliation for speaking out about problems at the facility.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against Owosso, Mich.-based Memorial Healthcare, alleging the hospital rescinded a woman's job offer because her religious views did not allow her to receive a flu shot.
A federal judge determined the Department of Justice can move forward with a lawsuit accusing UnitedHealth Group of submitting $1 billion in false claims.
An inmate being treated at Charleston (W.Va.) Area Medical Center shot a police officer while trying to escape custody.
A former employee is accusing Albuquerque-based University of New Mexico Hospital of workplace discrimination.
A shareholder of Louisville, Ky.-based Kindred Healthcare filed a lawsuit to stop a proposed deal between Kindred, Humana and two equity firms.
Administrative support company Kurtzman Carson Consultants filed a lawsuit against Aetna alleging the insurer is responsible for potentially revealing members' HIV statuses through mail using clear envelope windows.
Jackson, Mich.-based Henry Ford Allegiance Health ended nearly three years of litigation concerning its marketing practices with rival hospitals after reaching a proposed settlement with the Department of Justice.
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