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SEC Announces $400,00 Award for Whistleblower Who Reported Fraud After Company Failed to Address Issue Internally

Washington D.C., July 31, 2014 – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of more than $400,000 for a whistleblower who reported a fraud to the SEC after the company failed to address the issue internally. The SEC’s … Continue reading

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Hospital, Medical Firm CEOs to Plead Guilty to Kickbacks

Two key players in what federal prosecutors have described as a massive scheme to defraud Georgia’s Medicaid program are slated to plead guilty to charges that they negotiated kickback payments to prenatal clinics that steered undocumented Hispanic women to local … Continue reading

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Department of Justice Intervenes in False Claims Act Suit Over Fraudulent Delay in Repayment of Overcharges

On Friday, June 27, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced the unsealing and filing of a civil fraud lawsuit against Continuum Health Partners and others for their delay in fully repaying nearly $1 million … Continue reading

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Nation’s Largest Nursing Home Pharmacy Company to Pay $124 Million to Settle Allegations Involving False Billings to Federal Health Care Programs

Omnicare Inc., the nation’s largest provider of pharmaceuticals and pharmacy services to nursing homes, has agreed to pay $124.24 million for allegedly offering improper financial incentives to skilled nursing facilities in return for their continued selection of Omnicare to supply drugs … Continue reading

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First Call Ambulance Service Settles False Claims Act Allegations

False Claims Act will pay $500,000 to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, according to David Rivera, U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee. The settlement resolves allegations by the United States and Tennessee that First … Continue reading

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Duke University Health System, Inc. Agrees To Pay $1 Million For Alleged False Claims Submitted To Federal Health Care Programs

United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina Thomas G. Walker and North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced jointly that Duke University Health System, Inc. (Duke University Health System) has agreed to pay $1 million to resolve … Continue reading

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Medical Device Maker Settles Lawsuit

A medical-device manufacturer with offices in California and Washington has agreed to pay the federal government up to $5.25 million to resolve allegations that it encouraged doctors to over-charge federal health-care programs for a procedure using their device, the U.S. … Continue reading

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