Amerigroup Corp., a managed care organization charged with providing for Medicaid patients, agreed to pay $225 million in fines to resolve claims it refused to care for pregnant women and “unhealthy patients,” the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.
About $9.4 million of that settlement will go to lawyers at Chicago boutique Goldberg Kohn, which represented a former Amerigroup executive who blew the whistle on the HMO’s alleged discriminatory practices.
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