05/10/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Rush University Medical Center Pays $1.5M To Settle Medicare Charges

Rush University Medical Center will pay a $1.5 million fine to settle federal charges it filed false Medicare claims.

The center is accused of violating the False Claims Act by submitting improper claims from 2000 through 2007, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

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