Yearly Archives: 2014

Whistleblower Rewarded With $17.24 Million For Exposing Violations Of Anti-Kickback Statute

A former employee of Omnicare, Inc. received $17.24 million as a reward for filing a False Claims Act lawsuit that exposed violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute. This award was part of a $124.24 million settlement resolving allegations that Omnicare, Inc. … Continue reading

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Barrett Law Office Helps Whistleblower Expose Cancer Clinic Fraud

Patients at the Rose Cancer Center in Mississippi thought they were receiving the treatment they desperately needed to fight their devastating disease. Unbeknownst to them, however, the clinic physician, Dr. Meera Sachdeva, was diluting their medicine, billing for services not … Continue reading

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Cancer Center Fraudster Pays $5.7M To End FCA Suit

Law360, Washington (August 18, 2014, 5:36 PM ET) — The former owner of a chemotherapy clinic sentenced to two decades in prison for defrauding Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers will pay $5.7 million to end a related whistleblower False Claims … Continue reading

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DoJ: The False Claims Act Is A Formula That Works

America’s taxpayers are in a long-term battle against powerful and well-funded corporate cheats and thieves. Fraud is a core part of some company business plans, and incentivized integrity programs are a threat to their bottom line. Opposition to federal and … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Lawsuit Exposing Wound Care Clinic Fraud Leads To $4.3 Million Settlement

Operators of the Lymphedema & Wound Care Institute Inc. in Houston have agreed to pay $4.3 million to settle a whistleblower’s allegations that they improperly billed Medicare for physical therapy treatments provided by unqualified therapists. According to the whistleblower, a … Continue reading

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Pharmacy Benefit Management Company Pays $4.25 Million To Settle Whistleblower Lawsuit

Caremark LLC (“Caremark”) agreed to pay $4.25 million to resolve a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that it failed to reimburse Medicaid for prescription drug costs that should have been paid by private health insurance plans.  Caremark is a pharmacy … Continue reading

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