StrategyMedical Suppliers' Coronavirus Collaborative Clears DOJ Antitrust Review
The collaborative was created under a coronavirus emergency response initiative led by FEMA and HHS.
StrategyFTC, DOJ Issue New Antitrust Procedure and Guidance in Response to COVID-19
With this new procedure in place, response time to partnerships and procompetitive collaboration among health systems and hospitals and outside...
StrategyDOJ Files First Civil Action for Alleged Coronavirus Fraud
Federal Court issues temporary restraining order against website offering fake COVID-19 vaccine.
FinanceTexas Physicians Group Pays $1.2M to Settle False Claims Allegations
A whistleblower complaint alleged that Millennium Physicians Association PLLC billed Medicare for sleep studies conducted by uncredentialed technicians.
StrategySandoz Will Pay $195M to Settle Price Fixing Charges
It's the seventh such settlement reached by DOJ's Antitrust Division in its ongoing probe of the generic pharmaceutical industry.
Clinical CareTufts Medical Center Pledges to Improve Access for Disabled People
A settlement agreement with DOJ aims to put the Massachusetts hospital into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
StrategyGuardian Elder Care to Pay $15.4M to Settle Overbilling Allegations
Guardian directed its nursing facilities in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio to upcharge Medicare at the highest level for medically...
FinancePractice Fusion to Pay $145M to Settle Criminal, Civil Kickbacks Allegations
The San Francisco-based EHR vendor admitted that it took $1 million in kickbacks from opioid makers in a scheme to...
StrategyPatient Services Inc. to Pay $3M for Alleged Role as Illegal Conduit for Drug Makers
PSI coordinated with three pharmaceutical manufacturers ? Insys, Aegerion, and Alexion ? to facilitate paying kickbacks to Medicare patients taking...
StrategyFTC, DOJ Seek Public Input on Vertical Merger Guidelines
The draft guidelines outline the agencies' analytical techniques, practices, and enforcement for vertical mergers.
FinanceDOJ Collected $2.6B in FCA Recoveries in 2019 from the Healthcare Sector
It's the 10th straight year that DOJ's civil healthcare fraud settlements and judgments have exceeded $2 billion.
StrategyDOJ Files False Claims Act Complaint against Community Health Network
A whistleblower suit alleges that Community rewarded physician referrals with compensation way above fair market value.