Statistical Sampling

Provider loses appeal in $4 million overpayment case involving statistical sampling

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An Oklahoma-based home healthcare provider will have to return millions in overpayments to Medicare after a judge upheld the use of the controversial statistical sampling method in the case against it.

Federal courts continue upholding sampling tactic in FCA actions

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A federal court this week upheld the tactic of using "statistical samples" to prove alleged False Claims Act violations, echoing other recent decisions in similar whistleblower complaints.

Sampling can convict: judge

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In an unprecedented ruling, a federal judge has declared that officials may use just a statistical sampling of Medicare claims to help prove nursing home company overbilling charges.

Federal judge OKs statistical sampling of nursing home claims to support fraud charges

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The government can use a statistical sample of a nursing home company's Medicare claims to help prove overbilling charges, a federal judge recently decided in an unprecedented ruling.