The case was brought as part of a push by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Medicare Fraud Strike Force. Read more
The government is waging a war on fraud, and the False Claims Act is its biggest weapon. Read more
A new study by the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reveals that Medicare pays millions of dollars for unauthorized prescriptions each year. In 2009 alon... Read more
Federal officials have filed a second False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit against Novartis. The second lawsuit alleges that the pharmaceutical giant paid kickbacks to doctors to induce them to pr... Read more
It was reported recently that Americans spend hundreds of billions of dollars each year on unnecessary medical tests and treatments. Many experts believe that’s one reason why health care co... Read more
A report by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the U.S. Health and Human Services Department relating to Medicare overpayments isn’t good news for U.S. taxpayers. The report says Medic... Read more
Healthcare company Davita, Inc. was accused last month of defrauding the federal government and in the process costing taxpayers approximately $800 million. Davita, one of the largest dialys... Read more
It’s apparent that the fraudulent billing of Medicare/Medicaid, primarily by pharmaceutical companies, are increasing our nation’s healthcare costs. Over the past few years, we have seen num... Read more
In another whistleblower lawsuit, medical equipment supplier Hill-Rom has agreed to pay $41.8 million in a Medicare fraud lawsuit in a lawsuit brought by two Tennessee whistleblowers. This i... Read more
A federal judge has ordered a kidney dialysis company to repay $19.4 million to Medicare in a case that began as a whistle-blower lawsuit filed in St. Louis in 2005. U.S. District Judge Will... Read more
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