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Ohio Hospital Settles FCA Allegations

Ohio non-profit corporation, Memorial Hospital, has agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle allegations that it engaged in improper financial relationships with referring physicians according to a… 128 more words

Healthcare Fraud

Pharmacists Caught Paying AIDS Patients to Skip Their Meds

A pharmacy in New York’s Bronx borough was shut down by state anti-fraud officers recently after it was discovered that the pharmacists working there had paid off poor AIDS patients to nottake their medicines. 463 more words

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Welfare Fraud:  Who's Really Responsible?

There have been numerous articles alleging rampant welfare fraud. While most articles focus on blaming poor people who directly receive government benefits, there are no credible statistics demonstrating that the poor are responsible for the majority of the fraud. 675 more words

Politics

House Budget Committee Passes Medicaid Reforms

A variety of responsible Medicaid reforms were recommended by the Appropriations – Health, Mental Health, and Social Services committee, and after a long week of deliberations in the Budget Committee, all of them were included in the budget that will be debated by the House of Representatives in the coming weeks. 354 more words

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Pharmaceutical Company Settles FCA Allegations

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. and a subsidiary, IVAX LLC, have agreed to pay the government and the State of Illinois $27.6 million to settle False Claim Act allegations according to a… 176 more words

Healthcare Fraud

Kentucky Addiction Clinic Settles FCA Allegations

The DoJ has announced that SelfRefind, a chain of addiction treatment clinics, PremierTox LLC, a clinical laboratory that performs urine testing, and their owners, Drs. Bryan Wood and Robin Peavler have agreed to settle False Claims Act allegations for $15.75 million.   151 more words

False Claims Act

Hospice care company shutting down after owner's indictment

An area hospice care company with a branch in Moline is shutting down, after the indictment of its administrator and part-owner on federal fraud charges. 415 more words

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