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Omnicare, Inc. Agreed to a $124 Million Settlement to Resolve Whistleblower Claims Concerning an Alleged Swapping Scam Involving Below Cost Discounts and Medicare and Me
Date:7/18/2014

Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been defrauded due to unethical behaviors, reports that at least one of two whistleblower cases that were brought over allegations of swapping schemes have been settled for what is believed to be the largest settlement over these types of cases, to date. The cases involved are United States ex rel. Gale v. Omnicare, Inc., 1:10-cv-00127-JG, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, (Cleveland), filed on October 24, 2013 and United States ex rel. Silver v. Omnicare, Inc., et al., Case No. 1:11-cv-01326-NLH, filed September 19, 2013, in the United States District Court, District Of New Jersey.

According to a release issued by the Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs on June 25, 2014, the alleged scheme involved nursing homes that were also Medicare and Medicaid participating providers. Under the scheme, the facilities filed reimbursement claims for short-term rehabilitation treatment received by patients for Medicare. Concurrently, Omnicare submitted additional claims to Medicare and Medicaid for the drugs it provided. A former Omnicare pharmacy manager brought the whistleblower case in 2010.

The settlement resolves allegations brought in the lawsuits filed by whistleblowers under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act over federal claims concerning per diem contracts, according to the

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