Sevilla P. Rhoads

Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C. 600 108th Avenue NE, Suite 320 Bellevue Corporate Plaza Bellevue, WA 98004 Phone: (206) 795-6876 Email: vCard: Download vCard Biography Sevilla Rhoads has practiced labor and employment law for approximately 20 years. A former health care provider and health care business owner herself,... Continue Reading →

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United States ex rel. Tucker v. Nayak

2008 WL 907432, *2 (S.D.Ill. Case No. 06-CV-662-JPG, April 2, 2008) The FCA whistleblower moved to amend her complaint. The Defendant, Dr. Nayak, objected, arguing that amendment was futile as the amendment still failed to plead with the particularity required by Fed.R.Civ.P. 9(b). The Court, reviewing the proposed amended complaint,... Continue Reading →

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False Claims Exposure in Credentialing and Peer Review

The Federal Government has reinforced its expanded theory of false claim liability for quality matters by settling allegations against a hospital that a physician’s lack of qualifications to perform certain surgical procedures should be considered a false claim, regardless of the patient’s outcome. As part of the settlement, the hospital... Continue Reading →

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