The FCA contains a qui tam provision, which provides an avenue for citizens to aid the government in detecting and deterring healthcare fraud. Read more
A California company that runs 35 skilled nursing facilities and two of its executives have agreed to pay $30 million to settle claims that they violated the FCA. Read more
The settlement covered only government billings. Read more
There has been a tremendous amount of activity around the country involving health care fraud with much of the wrongdoing involving claims under the False Claims Act (FCA). I will give a bri... Read more
In light of this potentially illegal scheme, the federal government has served subpoenas on multiple drug companies and charitie Read more
Federal authorities hit on an effective strategy to combat this fraud in 2014 when they barred new ambulance companies in the Philadelphia area from being paid for these services by Medicare... Read more
The number and size of federal and state settlements against the pharmaceutical industry decreased significantly in 2014 and 2015. Read more
Assisted living facilities are required to have policies and procedures that address specific matters. Read more
These settlements were the tenth to be reached with health care providers to resolve allegations stemming from a whistleblower lawsuit filed in 2008 by Craig Patrick and Charles Bates. Read more
It was reported last month that about 9.9 million people got health insurance coverage through the marketplaces set up by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as of June 30. This w... Read more
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