June 22, 2018 / 10:02 PM / 24 days ago

LifePoint-owned hospital settles psychiatric care billing case

A Tennessee hospital owned by LifePoint Health Inc has agreed to pay $784,000 to resolve claims that it billed the government healthcare program Medicare for medically unnecessary psychiatric care.

The settlement with Livingston Regional Hospital LLC, operator of a 114-bed hospital in Livingston, Tennessee, was announced by the U.S. Justice Department on Thursday and resolves claims first raised in a 2016 whistleblower lawsuit.

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