April 13, 2018 / 12:21 AM / 8 months ago

Oxygen equipment supplier Rotech settles billing case for $9.68 mln

Rotech Healthcare Inc will pay $9.68 million to resolve claims that it billed Medicare for unused or unnecessary oxygen to go with respiratory equipment it rented out to patients, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.

The civil settlement with the Florida-based company resolved allegations first raised in a whistleblower lawsuit filed in federal court in Sherman, Texas under the False Claims Act by a former employee.

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