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2011-01-19 13:17:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the Second Edition of Prosecuting and Defending Health Care Fraud Cases. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090529/DC24463LOGO) Prosecuting and Defending Health Care Fraud Cases is written by two experienced litigators who guide the practitioner through difficult, and often interrelated, medical, regulatory, and law...

2006-04-04 16:28:01

By Kim Dixon CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tenet Healthcare Corp. said on Tuesday a federal judge in San Diego had declared a second mistrial in a criminal lawsuit by the government against it involving alleged kickbacks to doctors after the jury was unable to reach a verdict. U.S. District Judge James Lorenz declared the mistrial, the second time that a jury deadlocked in trying to reach a verdict in the case against the troubled hospital chain. Tenet, the second biggest U.S. hospital...

Word of the Day
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.