Manhattan District Attorney Announces $60 Million Settlement With Accredo Over Illegal Kickbacks

In a somewhat alarming set of facts, self-proclaimed promoter of “specialty pharmacy solutions” Accredo has agreed to pay $60 million to resolve claims that it engaged in unlawful kickbacks with pharmaceutical company Novartis, Inc. According to the details of the settlement, which were recently unsealed by U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon, Accredo has agreed [...]

By | 2018-09-12T15:47:55+00:00 May 12th, 2015|Healthcare Fraud|

Texas Medical Center Settles Healthcare Fraud Allegations for $21.75 Million

Known as the “Heart Hospital,” the county-owned Citizens Medical Center has agreed to pay a staggering $21.75 million amid allegations it engaged in unlawful kickback schemes with several of its cardiology and emergency medicine practitioners. Under both the False Claims Act and the Stark Law, it is considered unlawful to induce government healthcare providers [...]

By | 2018-10-04T15:04:43+00:00 May 1st, 2015|Healthcare Fraud|

Ohio-Area Memorial Hospital to Pay $8.5 Million for False Claims Act Violations

Memorial Hospital, located in Fremont, Ohio, is a non-profit organization allegedly involved in improper billing practices for services provided to Medicare and Medicaid patients. It has also recently resolved allegations under the Stark Law involving unlawful financial relationships with other entities in the medical field. All in all, Memorial has agreed to pay $8.5 million [...]

By | 2018-09-14T14:21:04+00:00 April 7th, 2014|Healthcare Fraud|