Federal government asks to intervene in case against Methodist

Intervention in similar cases increased settlement amounts and likelihood of whistleblower success

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 08, 2021 4:58 PM CT | Published: October 08, 2021 2:12 PM CT

The lawsuit, filed in federal civil court, in Tennessee’s Middle District, alleges the scheme between Methodist and West Cancer executives cost Medicare and Medicaid more than $800 million in fraudulent payments. 

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Matt Stroud, a former correspondent for Bloomberg News and The Associated Press, is an investigative reporter with The Daily Memphian. He is the author of “Thin Blue Lie: The Failure of High-Tech Policing,” and the creator of the six-part podcast, “Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment.”


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