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BU Health Care Fraud and Abuse Seminar Starts 2018 Session

Happy day after Labor Day, everyone!  And welcome back to work after what we hope was a great summer. Here in Boston, the Labor Day Weekend avalanche of students moving in...

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Plan to Make Pharma Pay

Elizabeth Warren recently unveiled a plan for the pharma industry.  Noting that a substantial number of pharmaceutical companies have paid multi-billion dollar fraud settlements, Senator Warren has introduced a bill...

Are Massive Pharmaceutical Settlements Deterring Fraud?

Judges, prosecutors and False Claims Act whistleblower attorneys have been asking whether massive pharmaceutical settlements are deterring fraud or are just a cost of doing business for companies. Record Pharmaceutical...

Perils of the Fast Lane – Florida Doctor Sentenced to 17 Years

A Florida doctor will be spending the next 17 years behind bars for defrauding Medicare. Back in the days when we were at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, we used to...

Halifax Hospital False Claims: Health Care Fraud & Abuse Class Gets First Person Account

Bob Thomas treated his Health Care Fraud and Abuse seminar to a fascinating retrospective from a successful whistleblower.  Elin Baklid-Kunz, a former employee of Halifax Hospital, recently settled her False Claims...

Omnicare Continues to Rip Off Medicare and Medicaid

Omnicare, Inc., the country’s largest nursing home pharmacy, faces yet another allegation of misconduct with respect to nursing home patients. Last month the United States intervened in two whistleblower cases...

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