Nikita Levy

More than 8,000 settlement checks now sent in Dr. Nikita Levy case

More than 8,000 settlement checks now sent in Dr. Nikita Levy case

More than 8,000 checks have been mailed to former patients of Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy as part of a class-action settlement, but some still have not yet received a full payment.

Some women have gotten only 80 percent of their settlement award because the trustee of the $190 million settlement fund continues to try to resolve lien issues related to Medicaid and Medicare.

Checks started going out in early June. Since then, about 8,100 have been mailed, said Michael Lee, the chief operating officer of RG/2 Claims Administration, a Philadelphia company appointed by the court to handle the claims.

A total of 8,342 women were approved to receive settlement...

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