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Geo Group beats Ohio Medicaid billing fraud lawsuit on appeal

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against Geo Group Inc by a former clinical supervisor at an Ohio addiction treatment center, who claimed she witnessed a scheme to defraud the state’s Medicaid program.

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled that Lynn Roycroft had failed to identify what was false in claims a unit of Geo Group, one of the largest U.S. private prison operators, submitted to Ohio’s Medicaid program.

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