UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
August 7, 2001
IN RE COLUMBIA/HCA HEALTHCARE CORP. QUI TAM LITIGATION (FORMERLY JPMDL NO. 1307)
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Rose C. Lamberth United States District Judge
ALL CASES: 99-3288; 99-3289; 99-3290; 99-3291; 99-3292; 99-3293; 99-3294; 99-3295; 99-3296; 99-3297; 99-3298; 99-3299; 993300; 99-3301; 99-3302; .99-3303; 99-3304; 99-3305; 99-3306; 99-3307; 99-3308; 99-3309; 99-3310; 99-3311; 993312; 99-3338; 00-1845; 00-1846; 00-2581; 00-2584
Upon consideration of the United States' Motion to Order Payment of Settlement Amount by 14CA and Payment by the United States to Relators, stipulations filed in this matter between the United States, HCA, *fn1 and Relators Atchison (in both 99-3299 and 99-3307), Boston, Christian, et al., Cianci, Health Outcomes Technologies, Inc., Lanni, McLendon, Ortega, Rappaport, Schilling, and Wyman, et al., and all the papers in this proceeding, and there being no objection to the December 14, 2000, Civil and Administrative Settlement Agreement (the "Settlement Agreement") between the United States and HCA, it is hereby ORDERED:
1. The Settlement Agreement is APPROVED; and
2. Consistent with the terms of the Settlement Agreement, HCA shall pay the United States the amount of $731,367,246.23, plus accrued interest, and HCA shall pay the States listed in Paragraph F of the Settlement Agreement the amount of $13,632,753.77, plus accrued interest, on or before five (5) days from this Order; and
3. Upon receipt of the settlement amount from HCA paid pursuant to Paragraph 2 of this Order, and consistent with the terms of the Relator Share Agreements between the United States and Relators Atchison, Boston, Health Outcomes, McLendon, Ortega, and Wyman and Rothfeder, on or before three (3) weeks from the latter of (1) the date of payment to the United States by HCA or (2) the date of entry of this Order, the United States shall pay the following relators, to the exclusion of all other relators, the following principal amounts listed below, with the actual accrued interest paid to the United States by HCA on the principal amount from May 18, 2000, through the date of payment by FICA:
a. Relator Atchison: $360,000
b. Relator Boston: $17,875,816.78
b. Relator Health Outcomes: $4,486,466
d. Relator McLendon: $31,799,000
e. Relator Ortega: $250,194.44
f. Relators Wyman and Rothfeder: $11,500,000
4. No other relator in this proceeding shall receive any share of the settlement amount.
Done this 7th day of August, 2001.
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