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Illegal Referrals of Medicare Patients Lead to Criminal Convictions

Last Thursday, the Department of Justice issued press releases in two cases involving illegal referrals of Medicare patients. In each case, the defendant was convicted of receiving kickbacks from home...

Not Again: Another School Defrauds Program for Veterans

Last week, we wrote about a False Claims Act settlement involving the Post-9/11 GI Bill, an educational benefit program for veterans. In that case, the culprit was Caldwell University in...

Caldwell University To Pay $4.8 Million For Scheme to Defraud Veterans and the Government

Caldwell University in New Jersey has agreed to pay $4.8 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that it engaged in a scheme to defraud federal education benefit...

CFTC Whistleblower Program Ends 2019 & Starts 2020 With a Bang

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) whistleblower program plays a critical role assisting the CFTC in protecting the nation’s financial markets. In December 2019, the CFTC announced a whistleblower award...

False Claims Act Recoveries Bounce Back, Top $3 Billion for FY 2019

The Department of Justice has issued its much-anticipated press release and statistical report on FY 2019 recoveries under the False Claims Act. Following a banner year in FY 2017, recoveries...

Taxpayers Against Fraud Comments on Proposed Changes to Anti-Kickback and Stark Laws

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced proposed changes to regulations interpreting two critical laws used to fight fraud in government health care programs: the Anti-Kickback...

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