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2014-04-16 23:02:56

Pharmaceutical Company Agrees to Pay U.S. and State Governments to Settle Off-Label Marketing and False Claims Act Allegations Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The whistleblower attorney team of Sheller P.C. announced today that Astellas Pharma U.S., Inc. has agreed to pay $7.3 million to resolve allegations by the Sheller whistleblower client that Astellas violated the False Claims Act by submitting fraudulent claims to government healthcare programs while marketing off-label...

2014-04-02 23:30:48

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is ramping up their efforts to discuss whistleblower reward programs with insiders at imaging centers or radiation oncology groups, because of a recent DOJ reward. For more information healthcare professionals are urged to contact the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466, if they possess well documented proof of this type of Medicare fraud. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The Corporate Whistleblower Center...

2014-03-30 23:21:43

Texas Medicaid fraud attorney J. Mark Brewer says he hopes $27 million payments by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. to resolve allegations of illegal payments to a doctor to prescribe certain drugs sends a strong message to other drug companies. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. recently agreed to pay the federal government and the State of Illinois $27.6 million to resolve allegations of illegally paying a doctor to prescribe certain dangerous...

2014-03-07 20:22:28

COLUMBIA, S.C., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Carolina Court of Common Pleas, Fifth Judicial Circuit has issued a ruling that will allow the State of South Carolina to move forward with efforts to hold pharmaceutical giant, Cephalon, Inc., a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., accountable for overpayments by the State Health Plan and for violations of the South Carolina Unfair Trade Practices Act. The court on February 21, denied Cephalon's motion for summary...

2014-01-28 16:24:56

Kentucky Hospital Settles Allegations that Physicians Performed Unnecessary Open-Heart Procedures and Maintained Improper Financial Relationships with Physicians in Violation of Kickback and Stark Laws WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stein Mitchell Muse & Cipollone LLP announced today that St. Joseph Health System, Inc. d/b/a St. Joseph London has agreed to pay $16.5 million to the United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky to settle allegations by the law firm's...

2014-01-24 16:22:04

ATLANTA, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bothwell Bracker congratulates the United States and the states of Tennessee and Virginia on their successful settlement with Defendants Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics and Appalachian Orthopaedic Associates. Defendants will pay more than $1.8 million to resolve allegations, brought by a client of Bothwell Bracker, that the clinics knowingly injected non-FDA approved biologics into the patients in Tennessee and Virginia. The complaint alleged that...

2013-12-30 08:27:03

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whistleblower Law Firm, P.L. is pleased to announce that the qui tam lawsuit originally brought and filed by its managing member, Natalie Khawam, Esq., MBA, MS, in the matter of United States ex rel Fuentes et.al. v. Genzyme Corporation, No. 8:09-cv-1245-T-23-EAJ, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, was settled on December 20, 2013 for $22.28 million. "I am pleased to see the case I developed come to a successful...

2013-12-04 23:30:17

The Corporate Whistleblower Center invites anyone with proof that a private company or contractor is overbilling the government to contact them at 866-714-6466, especially if they are in telecommunications, or IT. Under the False Claims Act, whistleblowers are entitled to a portion of the settlement as a reward, and these rewards can be in the millions. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging telecommunication...

2013-12-03 23:31:04

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging anesthesiologists, doctors, and billing department insiders to contact them if they have proof that their healthcare facility is overbilling Medicare. Under the False Claims Act, which imposes liability on organizations that fraudulently collect money from government programs, whistleblowers are entitled to a portion of the settlement as a reward. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The Corporate Whistleblower...

2013-12-02 23:26:57

The Corporate Whistleblower Center has recently experienced a dramatic increase in the number of whistleblowers from diagnostic and imaging labs who contact them about Medicare billing fraud. Due to this increase, they are once again encouraging doctors, employees or insiders at imaging or diagnostic centers who have documented proof of Medicare fraud, overbilling, or illegal kickbacks to contact them at 866-714-6466. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 The...