Staten Island hospital settles charges of overbilling
New York Times, September 22, 2008
According to prosecutors, Staten Island University Hospital fraudulently received tens of millions of dollars from government health insurance programs between 1994 to 2005. Now, the hospital has agreed to pay back the $88.9 million. The money had covered various hospital services, including substance abuse detoxification, inpatient psychiatric care, cancer treatment, and residents' training.