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Tennessee Nursing Home Settles False Claims Act Lawsuit for $2.7 Million

According to an official announcement by the Department of Justice, a Tennessee nursing home manager and an affiliate have agreed to a settlement of $2.7 million, including accrued interest, in an effort to resolve charges of violating the False Claims Act. The nursing home company, Grace Healthcare LLC, allegedly committed False Claims Act violations by [...]

By | 2019-03-08T15:38:04+00:00 March 27th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

False Claims Act Lawsuit: Hospice of Arizona to Pay $12 Million Settlement

he Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced it successfully reached a $12 million dollar settlement with Hospice of Arizona L.C., American Hospice Management LLC and their parent corporation, American Hospice Management Holdings LLC. The settlement resolves a False Claims Act (whistleblower) case that alleges Hospice of Arizona knowingly and fraudulently submitted claims to Medicare between September [...]

By | 2019-08-29T11:44:59+00:00 March 26th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Extensive Medicare Fraud Investigation Results in a List of Charges for Five Defendants

The Department of Justice, the FBI and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have announced that five individuals have been charged for their participation in an elaborate Medicare fraud scheme involving purported home health and psychotherapy services. Court documents unsealed in the Eastern District of Michigan revealed that the scheme involved more than [...]

By | 2019-03-08T13:16:46+00:00 March 25th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges U.S. Government was Illegally Billed for Unqualified Security

A Virginia-based defense contractor is now facing charges due to a complaint filed by the U.S. Department of Justice. The qui tam lawsuit alleges that the company, Triple Canopy, submitted false claims by hiring unqualified security guards after they were awarded a one-year $10 million contract to provide security in Iraq. Triple Canopy’s contract with [...]

By | 2019-05-06T15:29:10+00:00 March 22nd, 2013|Military Contractor Fraud|

Whistleblower Exposes Massive Defense Fraud in Faulty Military Satellite Parts Case

In April 2009, the Justice Department announced that Northrop Grumman Corporation, their subsidiary Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corporation, and its predecessor TRW Incorporated agreed to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit for $325 million. The qui tam suit alleged that TRW, which Northrop Grumman acquired in 2002, sold the United States government components known as Heterojunction [...]

By | 2018-07-30T14:43:45+00:00 March 21st, 2013|Military Contractor Fraud|

False Claims Act Lawsuit Forces Golden Living to Settle Claims of Fraudulent Wound Care

The United States and the State of Georgia recently reached a settlement in a False Claims Act lawsuit with Golden Gate National Senior Care (GGNSC). While headquartered in the state of Texas, Golden Gate National Senior Care operates skilled nursing facilities across the nation under the “Golden Living” brand, including facilities in Atlanta, Georgia. The [...]

By | 2019-02-20T14:40:27+00:00 March 20th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Florida Sleep Testing Center Agrees to Pay Over $15 Million in Settlement

In a recent settlement with the the Department of Justice, a Florida-based sleep-testing center, American Sleep Medicine LLC, has agreed to pay more than $15 million to resolve allegations of violating the False Claims Act.  American Sleep Medicine agreed to the settlement to resolve allegations that they fraudulently billed Medicare, TRICARE and other federal health [...]

By | 2018-08-03T10:48:56+00:00 March 14th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Two False Claims Act Lawsuits Settle Allegations of Medicare and Medicaid Fraud

A doctor in Stratford, Connecticut agreed to pay a $700,000 settlement to the United States government to resolve charges of Medicare overbilling under the False Claims Act. At the same time, a mental healthcare facility located in New Hampshire agreed to pay the state $54,281.76 to resolve claims that under New Hampshire’s False Claims Act, the [...]

By | 2019-02-28T10:58:58+00:00 March 13th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

CIA Contractors to Pay $3 Million for False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Act Violations

According to an official statement from the Justice Department, American Systems Corporation, Anixter International Inc. and Corning Cable Systems LLC have each agreed to pay the United States government $3 million in order to settle allegations of violating the False Claims Act and the Anti-Kickback Statute while bidding on a contract with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). [...]

By | 2019-02-20T10:35:44+00:00 March 12th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|
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