Two doctors who alleged in a lawsuit filed under the False Claims Act that another doctor at a Florida not-for-profit hospital was performing unnecessary cardiac procedures and studies were awarded $2.7 million Wednesday as part of a $12 million settlement.
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A marketing executive who alleged in a whistleblower lawsuit that a medical device maker lied to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was awarded $5.1 million this week.
Two former employees of a company that operates a chain of skilled nursing facilities across the country were awarded $29 million as part of a False Claims Act settlement.
A former Genentech product manager who alleged his company exaggerated the effectiveness of the drug Tarceva to treat lung cancer will collect more than $10 million as part of a False Claims Act settlement.
A cardiac nurse and a healthcare reimbursement consultant are splitting $3.5 million as their share of a $23 million settlement by 51 hospitals that allegedly violated Medicare coverage rules about implanting heart defibrillation devices in patients.
The biggest doctor-led cancer care provider in the United States and a Florida subsidiary paid $34.7 million Tuesday to resolve whistleblower allegations they performed and billed for procedures that weren't medically necessary.
First-hand details of the global pay to play kickback scheme at Olympus were brought to the government's attention by the company's former corporate compliance officer.
A contract therapy provider agreed Tuesday to pay $125 million to resolve a government lawsuit alleging that they violated the False Claims Act by knowingly causing skilled nursing facilities to submit false claims to Medicare for rehabilitation therapy services that weren't reasonable, necessary, and skilled, or that never occurred, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
A medical assistant at a cancer-care practice in Fort Myers, Florida collected $3.2 million when the practice settled a False Claims Act case for nearly $20 million.
An Indiana-based furniture company that filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit against a competitor for evading U.S. import duties on deliveries from China will collect $2.25 million as part of a settlement.
Four whistleblowers who filed separate False Claims Act lawsuits against the operator of for-profit colleges that alleged recruiting fraud will split more than $11 million after the suits were settled Monday.
A former independent contractor for L-3 Communications Corporation was awarded nearly $800,000 as his share of a settlement of a False Claims Act lawsuit that alleged overbilling in defense contracts.