FL Company Defrauded Medicare, Feds Say

A Florida respiratory equipment supplier has agreed to pay $9.68 million after being accused of violating the False Claims Act. The company admitted to billing portable oxygen contents to Medicare for people who did not use or need them. The company,...

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Lab Ordered Unnecessary Cancer Tests, Feds Say

Lab Ordered Unnecessary Cancer Tests, Feds Say

A San Diego laboratory has been ordered to pay $2 million in fines after facing allegations of defrauding the federal government. The lab, Biotheranostics, Inc. performed the Breast Cancer Index test on patients who did not need it done. Necessary on...

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D.C. Hospital Pays to Settle False Claims Case

D.C. Hospital Pays to Settle False Claims Case

According to the U.S. Justice Department, Children’s National Medical Center has agreed to pay $12.9 million to settle a false claims case. The department alleges that the medical center inaccurately reported overhead costs on applications and cost r...

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