Category Archives: Whistleblower

Vantage Oncology LLC To Pay More Than $2.08 Million To Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit

Vantage Oncology LLC, an owner and operator of radiation oncology centers, has agreed to pay more than $2.08 million to resolve a whistleblower’s allegations that it over-billed Medicare for radiation oncology services. The government in this False Claims Act lawsuit … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Lawsuit Exposing Violation Of U.S. Import Laws Leads To $1.1 Million Recovery

Basco Manufacturing Co. (“Basco”) has agreed to pay $1.1 million to resolve a whistleblower’s allegations that it made false customs declarations to avoid paying duties on products imported from China.  The products involved were aluminum extrusions, which are used in … Continue reading

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Baptist Health Systems Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit

Baptist Health Systems has agreed to pay $3,675,000 to resolve a whistleblower’s allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by failing to disclose insurance coverage applicable to  treatment it provided to Medicare beneficiaries. Under Medicare rules, providers are required … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Lawsuits Filed By Therapists Lead To $48 Million Settlement

Nursing home operator Ensign Group, Inc. has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare for unnecessary rehabilitation therapy services. These False Claims Act lawsuits involved billing for services provided at six skilled nursing facilities operated … Continue reading

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Food Distribution Company Pays $4.2 Million To Settle Whistleblower Lawsuit

FreshPoint, Inc., a Houston-based subsidiary of Sysco Corp., has agreed to pay $4.2 million to resolve a False Claims Act lawsuit relating to the prices it charged the government for fresh fruit and vegetables. According to the whistleblower’s allegations, FreshPoint … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Lawsuit Exposes Computer Software Maintenance Fraud

CA, Inc., formerly known as Computer Associates, has agreed to pay  $11 million to resolve a False Claims Act lawsuit accusing it of overcharging the government for computer software maintenance services. According to the whistleblower’s allegations, CA charged its customers … Continue reading

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Former Hospice Employee Blows The Whistle On Medicare Fraud

The Department of Justice recently announced that Hospice of the Comforter, Inc. (HOTCI) has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit filed by one of its former employees. According the allegations raised in this False Claims Act … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Receives $798,000 For Exposing Fraudulent Billing Practices At Long-Term Care Facilities

A former employee of Specialty Hospitals of America, LLC will receive $798,000 for filing a False Claims Act lawsuit that exposed billing practices that led to the government overpaying for Medicare reimbursements by $4.2 million. In connection with its operation … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Lawsuits Lead To $2.2 Billion Recovery In Off-Label Marketing Settlement

In one of the largest health care fraud cases in U.S. history, Johnson & Johnson and affiliated companies have agreed to pay over $2.2 billion to resolve allegations of improper prescription drug marketing concerning the drugs Risperdal, Invega and Natrecor. … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Receives $1,178,000 For Exposing Contract Fraud

The Department of Justice recently announced that Axway, Inc. has agreed to pay $6.2 million to resolve a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that it had failed to properly disclose its pricing policies and practices. As a participant in the Multiple Award … Continue reading

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