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U.S. files suit against Memphis hospitals for unlawful kickbacks scheme involving local clinic

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The United States has filed suit against Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) and Methodist Healthcare Memphis Hospitals (Methodist) for paying unlawful kickbacks to a local clinic in exchange for patient referrals. A release from the Department of Justice said the hospitals violated the False Claims Act (FCA) and Anti-Kickback Statue (AKS) by… Read More

U.S. Government Refutes Methodist ‘Rhetoric,’ Justifies Intervention in Lawsuit

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The federal government, in a recent court filing, says it has significant justification to intervene in the case against Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and does not have to prove cause. The lawsuit against Methodist, initially filed in 2017, claimed that Methodist and West Cancer executives conspired in an alleged scheme that cost Medicare and Medicaid… Read More

Federal Government Asks to Intervene in Case Against Methodist

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The U.S. government has requested to intervene in a lawsuit alleging that Methodist University Hospital executives created a scheme to entice more than $1.5 billion in business from West Cancer Center by rewarding physicians with kickbacks.vcv A former CEO of Methodist University Hospital, Jeffrey Liebman, filed the lawsuit in 2017. The former dean of the School… Read More

A church-based clinic brings physical, mental and environmental care

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Church-based clinic eases trauma, stress

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Tennessee has some of the most-comprehensive health care resources in the nation. This is particularly true in Memphis, where our local health assets offer critical services to support the health of all ages. Yet, as a state and a region, we continue to have deplorable health outcomes. A 2017 report by the American Health Foundation… Read More

First-Of-Its-Kind Health Clinic Opens In Oakhaven

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Volunteers from local institutions come together to open community clinic

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Dr. David Stern, Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs for Statewide Initiatives at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center says the building has great potential. “A nutrition program and fitness program are part of our clinic,” Stern said. “We’d like the fitness program to be right here in this building and as well to be… Read More

Doctor lays out $1M plan to prevent, aid opioid abuse

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Shelby County Commissioners heard the first steps of a possible plan to combat the opioid epidemic sweeping the county and the state Wednesday. But the first move of the fight has a steep price tag. “I thought this was a good way to start and really look at what’s possible for us to do,” said… Read More