Walgreens Pays $35 Million, Settles Pharmacist-Whistleblower Qui Tam Drug Switching Allegations
Third National Pharmacy Settles Drug Switching Allegations; $120 Million Total Recovered For Federal and State Taxpayers This complete Settlement News Release is available at http://www.PharmacyFraudSettlement.com
CHICAGO, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Walgreens t...
Merck Pays More Than $400 Million to Settle Federal, State Medicaid Fraud Investigation Sparked by Qui Tam Whistleblower Case Detailing Marketing Schemes for Vioxx(R), Zocor(R), Several Other Drugs
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's largest drug
manufacturers, Merck & Co., Inc. ("Merck"), has agreed to pay more than
$400 million to the U.S., 49 states and the District of Columbia to settle
qui tam whistleblower-led allegations that the pharmaceutical giant
Endoscopic Technologies to Pay U.S. $1.4 Million to Resolve Allegations of Medicare Fraud
...ed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas under the qui
tam provisions of the False Claims Act, which permit private citizens, cal...
The Southern District of Texas has also unsealed four additional qui
tam lawsuits filed by relators against other surgical ablation device manu...
Pew Report Documents Challenges Faced by Philadelphia in Paying for City Workers' Pensions and Health Care
...the characteristics of a
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Since the publication of P h i lad e lp h ia ' s qui
e t C r i s is , the city's annual health care costs have declined on a year-to-year basis. That is because costs for firefighters and police ...
New Jersey University Hospital to Pay Additional $2 Million to Resolve Fraud Claims That Facility Double Billed Medicaid
...nspector General's Office to protect the integrity of our public health programs."
The case against UMDNJ and University Hospital originated in a qui
tam or whistleblower complaint filed under the Federal False Claims Act by Dr. Steven Simring. In late 2005, the double billing addressed by today's ...
National Pharmacy Omnicare Pays 'Unusual' Settlement to Resolve Charges of Generic Drug Switching in Delaware Nursing Homes, Resulting From 'Qui Tam' Lawsuit
...rmacist whistleblower Bernard Lizitza with Chicago qui
tam lawyers Michael Behn and Linda Wyetzner in the...rmacist whistleblower Bernard Lizitza with Chicago qui
tam lawyers Michael Behn and Linda Wyetzner in the...dled by Behn & Wyetzner, Chartered for Chicago qui
tam relators. Earlier this year, the firm represe...
Minnesota Hospitals Pay $2.28 Million to Settle Medicare Fraud Charges Involving Kyphoplasty
...ought it -- paid $75 million last year to settle a qui
tam lawsuit brought by the same whistleblowers who...ully recover and can walk in a few hours.
tam lawsuit against the HealthEast hospitals, brou...ohen specializes in representing whistleblowers in qui
tam lawsuits. Under the False Claims Act, private ...
Minnesota Hospitals to Pay U.S. $2.28 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations
... claims that should have been billed as outpatient procedures. This amount has been credited against the total settlement of $2.28 million.
tam or whistleblower lawsuit against the HealthEast hospitals was brought under the False Claims Act, which permits private citizens to bring lawsuit...
U.S. and 16 States Join Suits Against Pharmaceutical Giant, Wyeth
... programs throughout the country to pay much more for these drugs than they should have."
The two separate civil False Claims Act suits - called qui
tam actions - were filed against Wyeth and are pending in the District of Massachusetts. In addition to the United States, California, Delaware, the ...
Sunrise Reports Financial Results for First-Quarter 2009
...ivative litigation; the outcome of the Trinity investigation by the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services and qui
tam lawsuit relating to Trinity in which we are a defendant; the outcome of the IRS audit of the Company's tax returns for the tax years ended Decembe...