StrategyFlorida Spine Surgeon and Device Company Owner Charged in Kickback Scheme
The indictment alleges that SpineFrontier, Chin and Humad paid surgeons between $250 and $1,000 per hour in sham consulting fees...
StrategyAscension Michigan to Pay $2.8M to Settle False Claims Allegations
Four Michigan hospitals were named in the suit, which stems from the questionable practices of one gynecologic oncologist.
StrategyBiden Order Pushes Competition, Targets Healthcare Consolidation, High Drug Costs
The executive order targets four areas "where lack of competition in healthcare increases prices and reduces access to quality care"...
Clinical CareDevice Makers Have Funneled Billions to Orthopedic Surgeons Who Use Their Products
SpineFrontier allegedly paid kickbacks to surgeons who agreed to implant the highly profitable devices in hundreds of patients.
TechnologyEHR Vendor to Pay $3.8M to Settle Kickback Allegations
CareCloud Health said it "admitted no wrongdoing in this matter and has accepted settlement in an effort to move forward...
StrategyMedicare Recovered $1B in Fraud in FY20
Medicare Fraud Control Units recovered $3.36 for every $1 spent investigating fraud.
StrategyAHA Seeks Anti-Trust Probe of UHG's Change Healthcare Acquisition
The hospital association says the deal would squash competition and raise costs for consumers and providers.
StrategyGeisinger Health, Evangelical Community Hospital Resolve DOJ Antitrust Suit
DOJ says the deal will prevent Geisinger from exerting control over Evangelical and "restore the defendants' incentives to compete with...
Covid-19Contractor Who Was Awarded $34.5M in Government Money and Provided Zero Masks Pleads Guilty to Fraud
The VA and FEMA agreed to pay a first-time vendor in a desperate search for protective equipment. Now Robert Stewart...
Strategyathenahealth to Pay $18.2M to Resolve Kickback, False Claims Allegations
Enticements to customers included trips to The Masters, the U.S. Open, the Kentucky Derby, the World Series, the Indianapolis 500,...
StrategyTexas 'Heart Hospital' to Pay $48M in Alleged Kickback Settlement
The partially physician-owned hospital allegedly required the physician owners ?to satisfy the Heart Hospital's yearly 48 patient-contact requirement in order...
StrategyListen: Audio of the Supreme Court ACA Hearing Oral Arguments
The oral arguments in California v. Texas were held via telephone conference one week after the presidential election.