Navigation Links
Parker Waichman LLP Applauds Whistleblower’s Efforts to Compel Recovery of $120M from Omnicare for Allegedly Defrauding Medicare
Date:10/24/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) October 24, 2013

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals against fraud, extols the successful efforts of whistleblower Donald Gale, who filed the lawsuit that compelled Omnicare to pay the U.S. government $120 million to settle allegations that it had been giving nursing homes huge markdowns on prescription drugs in exchange for patient referrals that the company allegedly used to defraud Medicare (USA ex rel. Gale v. Omnicare Inc., U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, Case No. 1:2010-cv-00127). The lawsuit against Omnicare — the company has not admitted liability — was scheduled to go to trial next week, on Oct. 28, according to an Oct. 23 Bloomberg report. As for the specific charges in the lawsuit, according to court papers, Omnicare allegedly provided select nursing homes with deep discounts on prescription drugs for inpatients covered under Medicare Part A, a federal program that pays these facilities a fixed fee per patient, per day, for the patient’s first 100 days. The nursing homes, in return, allegedly gave referrals of other patients whom Omnicare could bill against other public insurance programs, according to court papers.

The Civil War-era False Claims Act provides whistleblowers with protection and the opportunity for compensation. Amendments added to the Act in 1986 helped to incentivize whistleblowers to come forward, primarily by raising the amounts that can be charged for damages and penalties. As a result, whistleblowers can be awarded millions of dollars today; between 15% and 30% of the amount recovered by the government. The False Claims Act perm
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. San Bruno, CA Dentist Dr. Bradley Parker Receives Top Reviews for New Laser Assisted Dental Treatments
2. YourPleasurableSecrets.com, a leading retailer of Pipedream Products, Adult Toys & Novelties, is replenishing their lineup of adult movies Kay Parker has starred in.
3. In Light of Alleged Deceptive Marketing Claims Made by Drug Makers, Parker Waichman LLP Addresses Issues Allegedly Related to the Safety and Effectiveness of Plavix
4. Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Lawsuit: Parker Waichman LLP Responds to Doctor’s Testimony Alleging Intuitive Surgical’s Robotic Device Contributed to a Man’s Death
5. Wisconsin Woman Alleges She was Injured by Transvaginal Mesh Devices in Lawsuit Filed by Parker Waichman LLP
6. Parker Waichman LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Consumers Who’ve Purchased Azek Decking
7. Texas Woman Alleges Actos Caused her Bladder Cancer, Parker Waichman LLP Files Lawsuit on Victim’s Behalf
8. In Light of New Research Findings, Parker Waichman LLP Warns about Risk of Texting While Driving
9. New York Woman Suffers Injuries Allegedly Due to Boston Scientific’s Transvaginal Mesh Device, Lawsuit Filed by Parker Waichman LLP
10. Missouri Man Alleges Five Years of Actos Use Caused his Bladder Cancer; Parker Waichman LLP Files Lawsuit on Victim’s Behalf
11. Parker Waichman LLP Responds to an Intuitive Surgical Notice that the da Vinci Surgical Robot, Due to a Defect, Can Electrically Burn a Patient During Surgery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2014)... (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 MyRounding, the ... care, has been selected from a group of over ... the 2014 PrIME Digital Health Challenge. The competition will ... another, Tuesday, Sept. 9th at the CSU Denver Atrium ... MyRounding is based in Denver, Colo. The cloud-based, SaaS ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... BESLER Consulting, a leading provider of Medicare ... to announce that it has released a special report ... 2015 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule ... Services. , “Hospitals are facing decreased Medicare reimbursements in ... BESLER’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are happy ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... September 02, 2014 “Is there an ... question that millions of people ask. Diagnosing and curing ... patients and their families or treatment partners. The diagnostic ... its distinct similarities to other skin conditions such as: ... bites, eczema, varicella and many others. Scabies is ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... 02, 2014 Michigan’s health care landscape ... Act and the Healthy Michigan Plan. Throughout these changes, ... a trusted funding resource for under-served individuals. Federal and ... or underinsured women between the ages of 50 and ... percent of the federal poverty level. , ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Recently, Os-Monitor.com, an innovative company that provides many kinds ... employee internet monitoring products ( http://www.os-monitor.com ). Furthermore, the ... 10% off, on these useful items. , True ... different kinds of high end monitoring programs on its ... of all sizes. With its high end programs, the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:MyRounding Selected for Digital Health Venture Showcase Finals Top Three Startups Awarded $50,000 2Health News:New Breakthrough Formula - Dr. Scabies® : The New Industry Standard Treatment for Scabies to Fight the Scabies Breakout 2Health News:New Breakthrough Formula - Dr. Scabies® : The New Industry Standard Treatment for Scabies to Fight the Scabies Breakout 3Health News:New Breakthrough Formula - Dr. Scabies® : The New Industry Standard Treatment for Scabies to Fight the Scabies Breakout 4Health News:Local Affiliate of National Health Organization Continues 16-Year Tradition of Funding Programs to Help Fill Gaps in Breast Health Services for Under-Served Populations 2Health News:Local Affiliate of National Health Organization Continues 16-Year Tradition of Funding Programs to Help Fill Gaps in Breast Health Services for Under-Served Populations 3Health News:Useful Employee Internet Monitoring Products Now For Sale At Os-Monitor.com 2
... (sildenafil) can improve exercise capacity and functional ability in ... high pressure in the blood vessels that enter the ... report by Reuters, the findings, which appear in The ... study of 278 patients who were randomly selected to ...
... to stress during early life can lead to an ... adolescence.// It therefore, highlights the need for a counseling ... of growth. ,Several studies have established a ... with an increased risk of developing attachment disorders. These ...
... Death Syndrome (SIDS) has found out that nearly all cases ... a male sex hormone. //The levels are considerably higher in ... who have died suddenly from other causes. ,Researchers ... collected from 169 infants who had died of SIDS and ...
... findings were published by chemists at Harvard University, who ... they trigger could hold the key to oncogenesis,// the ... arises when an oncoprotien, a protein known to cause ... development of cancer, 'We present the hypothesis that an ...
... Research Institute have now found out that heart disease ... the thyroid gland.// Aggressive treatment of hypothyroidism and borderline ... diseases to a significant extent. ,The study has ... can be extrapolated to human beings as well. The ...
... of the National Cancer Institute conducted a meta-analysis of ... and the prevalence and associated mortality from colorectal cancer. ... of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, and colleagues. The ... at a 30 percent risk of developing colorectal cancer ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Teenage Mental Problems Could Be The Result Of Stress During Early Life 2Health News:Proper Treatment of Hypothyroidism Found To Prevent Heart Diseases 2
(Date:9/2/2014)... CARPINTERIA, Calif. , Sept. 2, 2014 ... assessments and penetration testing services, today released an IT ... industry. "Today,s healthcare CEOs are presiding over ... industry," said Daniel W. Berger , Redspin,s President ... help CEO,s and their Boards of Directors understand why ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... BEIJING , Sept. 2, 2014  Sinovac Biotech Ltd. ... products in China , today announced that ... in September: , Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference, ... September 9 and 10, 2014. , Morgan Stanley Asia ... Hotel on September 11, 2014. , Aegis Healthcare & ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Sept. 2, 2014  Drug delivery technologies that improve ... part of the entire drug development process. Pharmaceutical ... new vaccine delivery technologies in a bid to ... delivery procedures. New analysis from Frost ... the needle-free delivery sector currently makes up a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sinovac to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences 2Needle-Free Delivery Devices Shape the Future of Vaccines, Says Frost & Sullivan 2Needle-Free Delivery Devices Shape the Future of Vaccines, Says Frost & Sullivan 3
The Buckle Apron has a 2" wide belt with a rugged side-release buck. The belt and buckle are adjustable to provide a snug and comfortable fit while still offering .50mm Pb protection....
Setting a new standard in protective apparel. The unique, patented Cool-Tech™ mesh-back design fits the natural contour of the body while reducing the amount of weight carried on the shoulders ...
Apron,special Proceddure...
Crisscross shoulder design facilitates better posture and distributes weight to back and hips for greater comfort. Shoulder pads soften shoulder contact with apron for additional comfort....
Medicine Products: