Monthly Archives: November 2013

Supreme Court to Potentially Review Two Fourth Circuit False Claims Act Cases

The Supreme Court of the United States could review two False Claims Act (FCA) cases from the Fourth Circuit: U.S. ex rel. Nathan v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., 707 F.3d 451 (4th Cir. 2013) and U.S. ex rel. Carter … Continue reading

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Court Holds that Florida Hospital Violated the Stark Law

In a well-written opinion, the District Court for the Middle District of Florida held that Halifax Hospital Medical Center (“Halifax Hospital”) violated the Stark Law when it entered into compensation arrangements with various oncologists in 2005.

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Companies Agree to Pay $30 Million to Settle Allegations Regarding the Sale of Defective Heart Devices

Boston Scientific and its subsidiaries agreed to pay $30 million to settle claims that the subsidiaries knowingly sold defective heart devices (implantable defibrillators) between 2002 and 2005 that were implanted into Medicare patients. 

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