VCU settles claims of overbilling patients

VCU settles claims of overbilling patients

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - VCU health system reached a settlement over claims it overbilled patients.

The company agreed to pay $4 million to settle claims for billing overpayments paid by Medicare, TriCare and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan.

The settlement comes after VCU voluntarily disclosed audits of patient files and claims data uncovered overbilling of federal health care payers for radiation oncology services from 2009 through 2014.

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