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May 2018 Archives

Mercy Health to pay $14.25 million over improper doctor payments

Cincinnati-based Mercy Health, a nonprofit healthcare organization operating in Ohio and Kentucky has agreed to pay the United States $14,250,000 to settle False Claims Act allegations. According to the Justice Department, Mercy Health made improper payments to physicians.

Whistleblower says Insys paid kickbacks for opioid prescriptions

The Justice Department and six U.S. states have joined a whistleblower's lawsuit against Insys Therapeutics, Inc. In the lawsuit, the drug maker is accused of trying to make more profit on Subsys, a spray form of the opioid fentanyl, by paying kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe the drug. It is also accused of knowingly having insurers and federal healthcare programs to pay for Subsys when it was not medically necessary.

Former Bureau of Prisons employee settles Anti-Kickback Law case

"Improper financial arrangements between government officials and private contractors corrupt taxpayer-funded contracts," says the acting assistant attorney general of the Justice Department's Civil Division.

DOJ awards $1,645,600 in case of false billings for oxygen

Respiratory equipment supplier Rotech Healthcare, Inc., has agreed to settle False Claims Act Allegations for $9.68 million. Moreover, as part of the settlement agreement, the company admits that it knowingly billed Medicare for portable oxygen tanks (contents) that patients didn't need or use -- and regardless of whether the tanks were actually delivered.

When a noncompete waiver goes too far

One basic principle of the American free market system is that workers have the opportunity for advancement. If that opportunity does not come at your current job, a competitor might see your experience and hire you at a better salary. It is a cornerstone of the economy and something that most people take for granted.

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