Practices


Former health care company owner settles False Claims Act allegations for $1.75 million

March 8, 2016 - Mark Conklin, the former owner of Recovery Home Care Inc. and Recovery Home Care Services Inc. (collectively RHC) will pay $1.75 million to settle kickback and False Claims Act (FCA)... Read More


Medical device company pays $623.02 million to resolve Anti-Kickback and False Claims Act allegations

March 2, 2016 - The $623.02 million settlement marks the largest total amount paid in U.S. history for Anti-Kickback Statute violations involving a medical device company. Read More


Largest therapy provider in the nation settles False Claims Act allegations for $125 million

January 31, 2016 - The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Jan. 12 that Kindred Healthcare Inc. and RehabCare Group Inc. (collectively RehabCare) have agreed to pay $125 million to resolve False Claims Act... Read More


457 hospitals settle False Claims Act allegations for more than $250 million

December 29, 2015 - Seventy settlements were reached amounting to more than $250 million, which also makes this lawsuit one of the most significant recoveries to date. The Department of Justice alleged that... Read More


Novartis kickback program potentially violated the False Claims Act

November 10, 2015 - In October 2015, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. announced a $390 million settlement to end alleged violations of the federal False Claims Act (FCA). The FCA lawsuit alleged that Novartis... Read More


$5.5 million settlement illustrates government’s war on health care fraud

September 29, 2015 - In August 2015, two Missouri health care providers agreed to settle an alleged violation of the Federal False Claims Act. Mercy Health Springfield Communities and Mercy Clinic Springfield... Read More


Whistleblower fraud cases help U.S. recover $115 million from Adventist Healthcare

September 23, 2015 - Adventist Healthcare, an Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based hospital network with a long rap sheet and history of fraud settlements, has just agreed to pay the U.S. $115 million to settle... Read More


Dentist accused of using children in Medicaid Fraud scheme

September 8, 2015 - A dentist in Florida has been accused by the Florida Attorney General’s Office and fifty-eight patients of needlessly pulling children’s teeth in order to defraud Medicaid. This method... Read More


PharMerica settles whistleblower complaint for $31.5 million

May 20, 2015 - PharMerica Corporation has agreed to pay the U.S. $31.5 million to settle allegations contained in a whistleblower’s False Claims Act lawsuit that it overbilled the federal government for... Read More


Health care fraud involving pharmacies, benefit managers opens new front for whistleblower litigation under False Claims Act

August 14, 2014 - An expansion of Medicare Part D and Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act and the more complex rules for prescription drug reimbursement that go along with them have opened up a new front... Read More


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