Category Archives: Health Care Fraud

Supreme Court Denies Cert. in U.S. ex rel. Nathan v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Yesterday, the Supreme Court declined to hear the case from the Fourth Circuit, U.S. ex rel. Nathan v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

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Teva Pharmaceuticals Pays over $27 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Teva Pharmaceuticals and its subsidiary, IVAX, agreed to pay the United States and the State of Illinois $27.6 million to settle claims that the companies violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks … Continue reading

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Halifax Settles with the Government for $85 Million

According to the Department of Justice, Halifax, a Florida hospital system, agreed to pay $85 million to settle claims that it violated the False Claims Act when it submitted claims for payment to the Government that were in violation of … Continue reading

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The Government Puts Forth Its Position Regarding the Application of Caronia to FCA Cases

Late last year, in a Statement of Interest filed in U.S. ex rel. Cestra v. Cephalon, Inc., No. 10-CIV-6457 (S.D.N.Y.), the Government for the first time stated its position regarding the applicability of U.S. v. Caronia, 703 F.3d 149 (2nd … Continue reading

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Therapy Providers Agree to Pay $30 Million to Resolve FCA Allegations

The U.S. Department of Justice announced on January 17, 2014, that RehabCare Group Inc., RehabCare Group East Inc., Rehab Systems of Missouri, and Health Systems Inc. agreed to pay $30 million to settle claims in a whistleblower-initiated lawsuit that the … Continue reading

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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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