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MedStar Health settles kickback case for $35 million

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MedStar Health, Inc., has agreed to pay $35 million to resolve claims that it paid kickbacks to a cardiology group in exchange for patient referrals. The settlement, announced by the U.S. Department of Justice, also resolves claims that a physician at MedStar’s Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore performed medically unnecessary procedures. (U.S. Department of Justice)

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