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Tenet to pay $513M over kickback charges

Tenet to pay $514M over kickback charges

The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced yesterday that “[a] major U.S. hospital chain, Tenet Healthcare Corporation, and two of its Atlanta-area subsidiaries will pay over $513 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims relating to a scheme to defraud…
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Off-label marketing leads to $18M settlement

Off-Label Marketing

The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) recently announced a settlement with Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Acclarent Inc. over allegations of off-label marketing.  The DOJ’s suit alleged that Acclarent caused false claims to be submitted to the government in conjunction with the…
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DOJ adds another 51 hospitals and $23 million to $250 million Medicare fraud allegations settlement

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The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced Wednesday that another 51 hospitals have settled with the government to wrap up a Medicare fraud suit filed under the False Claims Act. In 2008, the government began a federal probe sparked by allegations…
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Medicare and Medicaid whistleblower claims rising

A whistleblower in a Medicare case has protection under the law. Consult a whistleblower attorney to protect your rights.

As health care enrollments under the Affordable Care Act increase each year, the potential for healthcare waste, fraud and abuse has also increased. To deter heathcare fraud, the government has whistleblower laws to protect individuals who reveal wrongdoing, especially within…
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