PharmaIndivior, 42 AGs Reach $102M Suboxone Antitrust Settlement
The AGs had claimed that Invidior used 'product hopping' to block competition from generics for its opioid treatment drug.
Post-AcuteFormer Nursing Home Admin to Pay $3.46M in 'Kickbacks,' Medicare Fraud Settlement
In one scheme, the former administrator allegedly paid a hospital supervisor for patient referrals.
FinanceER Doctors Vow to Pursue Case Against Envision Even in Bankruptcy
The doctors are seeking a declaration by the court that the company's alleged use of shell business structures to retain...
Clinical CareAMA: Nearly One-Third of Physicians Have Been Sued for Medical Liability Claims
"Even the most highly qualified and competent physicians in the U.S. may face a medical liability claim in their careers,"...
PayerKHN Podcast: A $229K Medical Bill Goes to Court
In 2014, Lisa French had spinal surgery. She was told she would have to pay $1,337 in out-of-pocket costs and...
Human ResourcesHealthcare Staffing Agency Accused of Demanding Employees Stay 3 Years or Repay Wages
Feds have filed a lawsuit to stop a staffing provider from using workers to ?unconditionally guarantee future profit streams.?
FinancePenn State Health To Pay $1.2M Penalty For Medicare Claims Violations
Penn State Health is said to have discovered the issue and self-reported it to the U.S. Attorney?s Office.
MarketingUPMC Will Pay $8.5M to Settle False Claims Allegations; Separate 'Sordid Vendetta' Defamation Suit Continues
The settlement is the latest development in an ongoing, bitter feud between former colleagues who've traded accusations of drug abuse...
PharmaCA AG Sues Insulin Makers, PBMs for Price Gouging
Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, CVS Caremark, Express Scripts, and OptumRx are accused of overcharging patients.
Post-AcuteSettlement Reached in New York Home Health Agency Medicaid Fraud
In addition to fraud, the Brooklyn-based agency was also cited for cheating aides out of their wages.
Payer3 Providers Will Pay $22.5M to Settle Medi-Cal False Claims Allegations
Prosecutors say the settlements resolve allegations of an 'organized scheme to wrongfully retain federal funds.'
Pharma35 AGs Back OK's Authority to Regulate PBMs
The PBM lobby has called the states' push for oversight "both misplaced and irrelevant."