Keyword: HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG)
Practice Fusion will pay $145 million to resolve criminal and civil charges for a kickback scheme aimed at increasing opioid prescriptions.
ResMed will pay $37.5 million to resolve allegations it ran afoul of Anti-Kickback laws and filed false claims for the sale of sleep apnea equipment.
The federal government brought in $5.9 billion in fraud recoveries in fiscal 2019.
A New Orleans-based genetic testing company will pay $42.6 million to resolve False Claims Act and kickback allegations.
The DOJ announced several healthcare fraud takedowns of late, resulting in dozens of charges, including many against medical professionals.
The Department of Justice has charged 35 people with billing Medicare $2.1 billion for fraudulent genetic cancer tests.
California's legislature passed a bill that aims to cap dialysis provider profits to avoid a practice called patient steering.
Medicare Part D paid $160 million for drugs that should have been covered by hospice organizations, an audit found.
Three doctors and a medical practice will pay over $1.1 million to resolve allegations they referred patients for tests in exchange for kickbacks.
Medicare could save nearly $3 million a year if it adopted a stricter approach to price substitution in Part B, watchdog finds.