U.S. ex rel. Taylor v. Boyko, M.D. et al.; U.S. ex rel. Taylor v. Perni

Bass, Berry & Sims serves as lead counsel representing Envision, EmCare, and related entities in a qui tam lawsuit alleging that emergency department provider’s violation of licensure laws caused submission of false claims and that defendants fraudulently billed services as performed by physicians even though patients was seen only by nurse practitioners. We obtained dismissal of the licensure claims and received summary judgment as to the upcoding claims. The Relator has appealed those rulings to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. U.S. ex rel. Taylor v. Boyko, 2020 WL 520933 (S.D. W. Va. Jan. 31, 2020); U.S. ex rel. Taylor v. Perni, 2020 WL 2499544 (S.D. W. Va. May 14, 2020).

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