Monthly Archives: December 2012

Whistleblower Receives $2,601,228 For Exposing The Provider Of Fraudulent Sleep Diagnostic Services

American Sleep Medicine LLC has agreed to pay $15,301,341 to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare, TRICARE – the health care program for Uniformed Service members, retirees and their families worldwide – and the Railroad Retirement Medicare Program for sleep … Continue reading

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Sanofi US Agrees to Pay $109 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations of Free Product Kickbacks to Physicians

Sanofi-Aventis U.S. Inc. and Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC, subsidiaries of international drug manufacturer Sanofi (collectively, Sanofi US), have agreed to pay $109 million to resolve allegations that Sanofi US violated the False Claims Act by giving physicians free units of Hyalgan, … Continue reading

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Amgen Inc. Pays $612 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Amgen has agreed to pay $612 million ($587.2 million to the United States and $24.8 million to the states) to resolve claims that it caused false claims to be submitted to Medicare, Medicaid and other government insurance programs. The federal … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Receives More Than $7,875,000 For Exposing Fraudulent Failure To Pay Import Duties

Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co. Ltd and affiliated entities (“Toyo Ink”) agreed to pay $45 million to settle allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by knowingly failing to pay duties on products imported into the United States. The … Continue reading

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Whistleblowers Receive $244,529.87 For Exposing Hospice Fraud

Former employees of a hospice provider received $244,529.87 for exposing billing practices that violated Medicare rules.  The whistleblower lawsuit was filed against Harmony Care Hospice Inc., and included allegations that the hospice facilities knowingly submitted false claims for patients who … Continue reading

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