Takemoto False Claims Act Suit Finally Dismissed with Prejudice

Medicare Set-Aside Blog, MSP Litigation on January 22, 2016 | Posted by Jennifer Jordan, JD, MSCC

For anyone following the ongoing saga of Kent Takemoto’s final attempt to cash in on the insurance industry’s obligations to Medicare, we have finally reach the conclusion. On January 20, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York accepted the magistrate judge’s recommendations and dismissed the suit with prejudice, at least as to Dr. Takemoto. The United States is still free to pursue the claims.

United States ex rel. Takemoto v. Hartford Fin. Servs. Grp., 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6468 (W.D.N.Y. Jan. 20, 2016).