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1/27/2012 2:04 PM
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK— United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian announced that his office has settled a False Claims Act matter involving allegations that Cayuga Medical Center
of Ithaca, New York, submitted false claims to Medicare and Medicaid in connection with improper physician recruitment agreements entered into between Cayuga Medical Center and various medical practices. The State of New York also participated in the settlement. Under the terms of the
agreement, Cayuga Medical Center agreed to pay a total sum of $3,576,056.00. Of that amount, the State of New York will receive $426,305.00, and federal health care programs will recover $3,149,751.00.
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