U.S. ex rel. Whipple v. Chattanooga-Hamilton Co. Hosp. Auth.

We served as lead counsel to Erlanger Medical Center (a medical center owned by Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hospital Authority) in a DOJ/HHS-OIG investigation arising from qui tam lawsuit alleging that the health system improperly billed hospital short-stay admissions as inpatient instead of outpatient claims. After the government declined intervention in the case, the federal district court substantially reduced the period of liability at issue in the lawsuit, after which time, the parties settled the case. U.S. ex rel. Whipple v. Chattanooga-Hamilton Co. Hosp. Auth., 2015 WL 7455557 (Nov. 23, 2015).

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hospital Authority (d/b/a Erlanger Health System) offers a broad range of health service operations at hospital campuses in Tennessee.

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