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Former COO of Theranos Convicted of Fraud

A federal jury recently found former COO of Theranos, Inc., Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, guilty of fraud. According to DOJ’s press release, Balwani was convicted of two counts of conspiracy and...

False Claims Act Recoveries Top $5.6 Billion in 2021

The Department of Justice released its annual statistical report on the 2021 False Claims Act recoveries and settlements.  The report revealed DOJ’s 2021 False Claims Act recoveries in topped $5.6 billion.  2021...

DOJ Pursues Another Medicare Advantage Fraud Lawsuit

DOJ shows no signs of slowing down in its pursuit of fraud in the Medicare Advantage program.  In the summer of 2021, DOJ reached a landmark settlement and intervened in...

DOJ’s Case Against Teva for Copay Fraud Will Continue

DOJ’s lawsuit against drug manufacturer Teva Pharmaceuticals for copay fraud is charging full steam ahead! DOJ’s Allegations of Teva’s Copay Fraud As we previously reported, in August 2020, the United...

Department of Justice Announces Two Medicare Advantage Fraud Matters Involving WLC Attorney

This summer, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) took two major steps forward in the longstanding battle against Medicare Advantage fraud. First, the United States intervened in six separate False...

Whistleblowers’ Guide To HIPAA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 or HIPAA establishes privacy and security standards for health care providers and other covered entities. These standards prevent the release of patient identifying...

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