A whistleblower from Southern California who complained about five ambulance companies paying kickbacks for referrals will collect more than $1.7 million in a False Claims Act settlement.
Kelvin Carlisle, a competitor in the ambulance services business in San Diego, Orange, and Los Angeles County, filed a qui tam lawsuit with allegations of illegal kickbacks. The DOJ took over the suit.
The settling defendants together will pay more than $11.5 million to resolve the allegations.
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