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Jury Finds Precision Lens Liable for $43 Million False Claims Act Violations

A federal jury found Precision Lens and its owner, Paul Ehlen, (collectively “Precision”) liable for more than $43 million in violations of the False Claims Act. During the six-week trial...

Biogen Settles FCA Case for $900 Million

Massachusetts pharmaceutical company Biogen has settled an FCA case for $900 million.  The case involves false claims made to both Medicare and Medicaid involving Biogen’s multiple sclerosis drugs.   The complaint...

BioReference Pays $10 Million to Settle False Claims Act Case

The United States, Massachusetts, and Connecticut have settled a False Claims Act case brought by a client of the Whistleblower Law Collaborative LLC against BioReference Health, LLC and its parent...

Sham Speaker Events Result in Convictions in Insys Kickback Case

Last month, a federal jury in Florida found two men guilty of kickback related charges involving sham speaker events. These programs violate the anti-kickback statute. The government continues its enforcement...

Court (Mis)Interprets EKRA to Allow Commission Payments to Marketers

Recently a Hawaii district court concluded that EKRA does not apply to marketers.  That interpretation is contrary to the core statutory text and purpose of the statute.  Hopefully this opinion,...

AKS – Anti Kickback Statute Explained

The Anti-Kickback Statute prohibits offering or accepting kickbacks intended to generate health care business. Violation of the Anti Kickback Statute (AKS) is a felony, with serious penalties.  Violating the Anti-Kickback...

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