Skip to content
Subscriber Only

Tenet Loses Out to Snooki in Virtue Department: Jonathan Weil

Imagine Snooki calling one of her “Jersey Shore” cast mates a trashy boozer, or Alex Rodriguez bemoaning the rampant use of steroids in baseball, or Bernard Madoff calling one of his old rivals a Ponzi schemer.

Now you have a rough idea of what it’s like for Tenet Healthcare Corp. to be accusing Community Health Systems Inc. of overbilling the government’s Medicare program by hundreds of millions of dollars, as Tenet did this week in a lawsuit aimed at sabotaging Community Health’s unsolicited takeover attempt.