Health insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross is threatening to sue a California hospital, claiming it perpetrated an insurance scam that resulted in more than $13.5 million in improper payments.
Earlier this month, Anthem sent a letter to Sonoma West Medical Center and Palm Drive Healthcare District, demanding repayment and threatening legal action. According to Anthem, the hospital “appears to have conspired with several third parties to fabricate or misrepresent claims for toxicology testing services that were improperly billed to Anthem.”
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