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Miami Doctor and Chemist Plead Guilty in HIV Infusion Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Miami-area residents pleaded guilty today in connection with a $10 million Medicare fraud scheme involving HIV infusion clinics, Acting Assistant Attorney General Rita M. Glavin of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta of th...

Two Doctors and Two Medical Assistants Plead Guilty in $10 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four Miami-area residents pleaded guilty today in connection with a $10 million Medicare fraud scheme involving HIV infusion clinics, Acting Assistant Attorney General Rita M. Glavin of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta of t...

Medical Clinic Executives and Worker Plead Guilty to $5.3 Medicare Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The owners and operators of two Miami medical clinics, along with a phlebotomist at one of the clinics, have pleaded guilty to defrauding the Medicare program in connection with a $5.3 million HIV and cancer infusion fraud scheme, Acting Assistant Att...

Doctor and Pharmacy Owner Plead Guilty in Internet Pharmacy Conspiracy

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Florida pharmacy owner and a Kentucky physician pleaded guilty to conspiracy for their participation in an Internet pharmacy business that generated more than $126 million in gross revenues from the illegal sale of prescription pharmaceuticals,...

Alzheimer’s Patients Plead for Greater Understanding and Suppor

There are now more than 5 million people in the United States living with the Alzheimer’s disease//. At least 50 per cent of them are at the early stages, struggling to pass for normal. As Alzheimer’s progresses, individuals may experience changes in personality and behavior, such as anx...

Six Medicos in Libyan HIV Case Plead Not Guilty

On the fourth hearing of the HIV case in Libya involving five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor, the medicos pleaded not guilty//. They also claimed that they were tortured brutally to give false testimonies. The six medicos were sentenced to jail in 1999 when they were accused of start...

Make Treatment of Parkinsons More Affordable, Doctors Plead

A team of doctors led by Mona Raghothaman of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore in southern //India, has made a strong plea for all out nationwide efforts to detect the Parkinsons Disease at an early stage. They have suggested that doctors working at primary ...

Desert Oasis Healthcare Featured in USA Today

...ting the group on collecting the signatures and bringing them to Capitol Hill. "I can't say enough," said Engleman, who went to Capitol Hill to plead his case. "I owe my life to the care I received with Desert Oasis. I would be dead if I had Blue Cross now." Engleman particularly noted the meeting w...

Regence Optimistic About Health Industry Leaders' Pledge to Cut Health Care Costs

...he same groups participating in today's announcement. Together with the coalition, we launched a multimillion-dollar national advertising campaign to plead for health reform as a key component in righting U.S. economic woes. We have also joined with the Aspen Health Stewardship Project Coalition to promo...

Regence Praises Obama's Choice of Sebelius to Lead HHS, DeParle to Lead Health Reform Office

...eutical industry and a medical association to work together for reform. The coalition launched a multimillion-dollar national advertising campaign to plead for health reform as a key component in righting U.S. economic woes. In December, Regence released a national public opinion survey that found th...

The Largest Pharma Fraud Whistleblower Case in U.S. History Totaling $1.4 Billion

... with worldwide sales of nearly $40 billion since its approval in 1996. In today's settlement, Lilly will pay $800 million in civil penalties and plead guilty to criminal charges, paying an additional $600 million fine. The six whistleblowers who brought the Complaint against the drug company will sha...

Eli Lilly Pays a Record $1.4 Billion to Settle Federal and State Fraud Investigations into Illegal Zyprexa Off-Label Marketing Practices

... PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company announced today it has agreed to plead guilty to criminal conduct and to pay more than 1.4 billion in criminal and civil fines, penalties and damages arising from allegations made in multip...

Eli Lilly and Company Agrees to Pay $1.415 Billion to Resolve Allegations of Off-Label Promotion of Zyprexa

... Settlement Up To $800 Million WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Company today agreed to plead guilty and pay $1.415 billion for promoting its drug Zyprexa for uses not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Department of Justic...

Lilly Resolves Investigations of Past Zyprexa Marketing and Promotional Practices

...e). Lilly has been cooperating with the government in its investigation since it began in 2004. As part of the resolution, Lilly has agreed to plead guilty to one misdemeanor violation of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. The company will also enter into a settlement agreement resolving the federal...

Ohio Sales Rep's Information Launched Massive Government Investigation of Cephalon

...e and Medicaid fraud involving the sales and marketing of Actiq, Gabitril and Provigil between 2001 and 2006. At the same time, Cephalon has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal charge involving off-label marketing of the drugs and will pay a $50 million fine. "What makes this case unique is that it's th...

America's Worst Restaurants for Kids Revealed

... simple order of salmon will wipe out 75% of your day's caloric allotment. Your Survival Strategy: Write letters, make phone calls, beg, scream, and plead for these restaurants to provide nutritional information on all of their products. Ask them why they refuse to tell us the truth! For a comprehensiv...

Former Bristol-Myers Squibb Senior Vice President Indicted for Lying to the Federal Government About Popular Blood-Thinning Drug

...d illegal actions of Bodnar related to the possible introduction of a generic drug that would compete with Plavix. On June 11, 2007, BMS agreed to plead guilty and pay a $1 million criminal fine for misleading the government about the Plavix patent deal. BMS paid the maximum fine permitted by statute f...

TV in the Bedroom Is Not a Teen's Best Friend

...terfere with family time, grades and nutrition, study finds ,,,, MONDAY, April 7 (HealthDay News) -- Although your teenager may poignantly plead that he or she is the only child left in America without a bedroom television, health experts recommend that parents stand their ground and keep TV ...

Doctor Pours Ethics Down The Drain In A Bid To Make A Quick Buck

... hundreds of customers. Ana Maria Santi has become the second doctor to plead guilty in the federal investigation, which has also grounded the owner of a... Pharmaceutical company owner Daniel McGlone agreed earlier this month to plead guilty in the scheme. Prosecutors say the New Jersey businessman marketed a...

Manufacturer to Pay $20 Million for Improperly Promoting a Sleep Disorder Drug

...deral District Court in Brooklyn. Lauterbach, who will share part of the $20 million settlement, said she was pleased that Jazz had agreed to plead guilty. Her portion of the settlement has not been determined. Several other Bay Area biotech companies have also come under federal scrutiny ...

Georgia: Indian doctor's license cancelled

...sguised the types of drugs and treatments they were providing. Shanthaveerappa has not been arrested. His lawyer Donaway said the doctor plans to plead not guilty when he appears in court on Tuesday. Sources in the law enforcement agency said they expect him to surrender within the next few days. ...
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