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Harris Meyer

Senior Reporter

Harris Meyer is a senior reporter providing news and analysis on a broad range of healthcare topics. He served as managing editor of Modern Healthcare from 2013 to 2015. His more than three decades of journalism experience includes freelance reporting for Health Affairs, Kaiser Health News and other publications; law editor at the Daily Business Review in Miami; staff writer at the New Times alternative weekly in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; senior writer at Hospitals & Health Networks; national correspondent at American Medical News; and health unit researcher at WMAQ-TV News in Chicago. A graduate of Northwestern University, Meyer won the 2000 Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.

Can a doctor's medical necessity decision be a false claim?

February 16, 2019

The underlying issue centers on whether a False Claims Act case can be based on the allegation that a physician's determination of medical necessity is false. Courts around the country have ruled differently on that issue.


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