Monthly Archives: September 2013

Former Lab Employees Share $3,755,500 Whistleblower Reward

Two former lab employees will share $3,755,500 as their reward for filing a whistleblower lawsuit exposing fraudulent Medicare billing practices at Diagnostic Laboratories and Radiology (Diagnostic Labs), a facility operated by Kan-Di-Ki LLC, formerly known as Kan-Di-Ki Inc. Diagnostic Labs … Continue reading

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Receptionist Files Whistleblower Lawsuit That Leads To $14,902,832 Judgment

A federal judge has ordered the owner of a home health agency that operated in the Westlake District of Los Angeles to pay nearly $15 million – or approximately three times the losses suffered by Medicare as a result of … Continue reading

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The Gallup Organization Agrees To Pay $10.5 Million To Settle Whistleblower Allegations

The Gallup Organization has agreed to pay $10.5 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act and the Procurement Integrity Act for conduct involving several of its federal government contracts and subcontracts.  Gallup is a polling and … Continue reading

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Amgen Inc. Pays Over $15 Million To Resolve Whistleblower Lawsuit

Biopharmaceutical company Amgen Inc. agreed to pay the United States more than $15 million to resolve allegations that the Ventura County company provided illegal financial incentives to physicians and physician groups to induce them to prescribe the cancer drug Xgeva. … Continue reading

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Former Hospital Administrator Receives $2,160,000 For Exposing Medicare Fraud

Dubuis Health System and Southern Crescent Hospital for Specialty Care, Inc. (Southern Crescent) have agreed to pay the United States $8,000,000 to settle allegations that they submitted false claims to Medicare.  Dubuis Health System manages long-term acute care hospitals in … Continue reading

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Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. Agrees To Pay $490.9 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Lawsuits

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., a pharmaceutical company acquired by Pfizer, Inc. in 2009, has agreed to pay $490.9 million to resolve its criminal and civil liability arising from the unlawful marketing of the prescription drug Rapamune for uses not approved as … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Lawsuit Leads To $26 Million Recovery Of Government Funds

Shands Teaching Hospital & Clinics Inc., Shands Jacksonville Medical Center Inc. and Shands Jacksonville Healthcare Inc. (collectively, Shands Healthcare), which operates a network of health care providers in Florida, will pay the government and the state of Florida a total … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Receives Over $10.9 Million For Exposing Fraudulent Practices By Government Suppliers

Ohio-based RPM International Inc. and its subsidiary, Tremco Inc., have paid $60.9 million to resolve allegations that Tremco filed false claims in connection with two multiple award schedule (MAS) contracts with the General Services Administration (GSA) for roofing supplies and … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Lawsuits Lead To $3.7 Million Recovery For Federal Student Aid Programs

ATI Enterprises Inc. will pay the government $3.7 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that it falsely certified compliance with federal student aid programs’ eligibility requirements and submitted claims for ineligible students. Allegedly, ATI Enterprises knowingly misrepresented to the … Continue reading

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Radiologist Receives $565,500 For Exposing Fraudulent MRI Billing Practices

New York-based Imagimed LLC, the company’s former owners, William B. Wolf III and Dr. Timothy J. Greenan, and the company’s former chief radiologist, Dr. Steven Winter, will pay $3.57 million to resolve allegations that they submitted to federal healthcare programs … Continue reading

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