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HOSPICE FRAUD

ADMITTING UNQUALIFIED PATIENTS INTO HOSPICE CARE Whistleblowers have assisted the US Government is combating hospice fraud. Per Medicare rules, hospices can only admit, and receive payment for, patients who are “terminally ...

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PHARMACEUTICAL WHISTLEBLOWER BLOG: Pharmaceutical Company Daiichi to Pay $39 Million to Settle Fraud Allegations Involving Improper Kickbacks

On January 9, 2015, the Department of Justice announced that Daiichi Sankyo Inc., a global pharmaceutical company with its U.S. headquarters in New Jersey, agreed to pay the federal government and state Medicaid programs $39 million to ...

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FALSE CLAIMS ACT WHISTLEBLOWER BLOG: Optometry Practice to Pay U.S. Government $800,000 in Whistleblower Lawsuit

An optometry practice as agreed to pay the U.S. Government $800,000 to settle a whistleblower lawsuit filed under the federal False Claims Act. The whistleblower suit alleges that the optometry practice employed a optometrist who ...

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