July 5, 2018 / 11:40 PM / 9 months ago

Illinois teaching hospital escapes whistleblower lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a whistleblower lawsuit accusing an Illinois hospital owned by Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp of fraudulently billing Medicare and Medicaid for services provided in its role as a teaching hospital.

U.S. District Judge John Robert Blakey in Chicago on Tuesday granted Advocate Christ Medical Center’s request that he reconsider an April ruling allowing the lawsuit by a doctor who worked in the hospital to move forward.

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