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Maria Castellucci

Reporter/Chicago

Maria Castellucci covers safety and quality topics for Modern Healthcare’s website and print edition. Castellucci is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago and started working at Modern Healthcare in September 2015.

Prime Healthcare, CEO Prem Reddy settle false-claims suit for $65M


August 03, 2018

Prime Healthcare and its founder/CEO, Dr. Prem Reddy, have agreed to pay $65 million to end a yearslong lawsuit alleging the hospital chain fraudulently billed Medicare by admitting patients when they should've been treated on observation status.

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