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Bristol-Myers Squibb Will Pay $19.5 Billion in Abilify Settlement

Last month, pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb agreed to pay $19.5 million to settle a multi-state lawsuit that charged the company with improper marketing of the atypical antipsychotic Abilify. Abilify is made by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. and marketed and promoted in the United States by Bristol-Myers Squibb. Money from the [...]

By | 2017-08-10T09:27:08+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Abilify News, Pharma News|

Michael L. Baum on Executive Committee for Monsanto Roundup MDL

Los Angeles, California – Dec. 22, 2016 - - Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman managing partner, Michael L. Baum, has been appointed to serve on the Executive Committee for the recently consolidated federal Monsanto Roundup lawsuits. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria, who is presiding over the Roundup multidistrict litigation (MDL), [...]

By | 2017-04-10T13:17:43+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Blog, Monsanto Roundup News, Press Releases, Michael L. Baum|

For-Profit Education Company to Pay $13 Million to Settle Whistleblower Allegations of False Claims for Federal Student Aid

A for-profit education company has agreed to pay $13 million to settle whistleblower allegations that it submitted false claims to the Department of Education for federal student aid. Education Affiliates (EA) of White Marsh, Maryland provides post-secondary education training programs in several professions at the company’s 50 campuses throughout the [...]

By | 2017-09-28T18:12:02+00:00 June 26th, 2016|Whistleblower News|

Whistleblower News This Week: PharMerica Resolves Kickbacks Claims

PharMerica Corp., the second-largest nursing home in the United States has agreed to pay the government $9.25 million to resolve claims that the company solicited and received kickbacks from a major drug company in exchange for promoting a prescription drug to nursing home patients. PharMerica, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is [...]

By | 2017-02-24T13:34:14+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Whistleblower News, Diane Marger Moore|

Strata Resolves Whistleblower Lawsuit; Hundreds of Hospitals Involved in Fraud Case

Two interesting and important health care fraud news stories this week… On Monday, it was reported that hundreds of hospitals throughout the country have reached a settlement agreement with the Justice Department regarding a lengthy, nationwide investigation into the alleged overuse of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (known as ICDs). Little information [...]

By | 2017-02-24T13:47:14+00:00 October 1st, 2015|Whistleblower News, Mark H. Schlein|

Whistleblower News: Health Care Fraud and Defense Contractor Fraud Cases Settle

As we’ve seen countless times in this whistleblower blog, fraud schemes come in many different shapes and sizes. Some involve a number of co-conspirators while others are the handiwork of just one person putting greed ahead of all else. But no matter how many moving parts there are, they all [...]

By | 2017-02-24T14:12:44+00:00 September 15th, 2015|Whistleblower News, Diane Marger Moore|

Three Health Care Fraud Cases That Will Make You Cringe

It’s a given: all health care fraud and abuse is bad. But some health care fraud is beyond bad and gets your blood boiling. These cringe-worthy health care fraud cases often involve a greedy, reckless and corrupt doctor that puts patients at risk simply because he or she wants to [...]

By | 2017-02-24T14:19:03+00:00 September 5th, 2015|Whistleblower News, Mark H. Schlein|

Quest Diagnostics Whistleblower Receives Reward for Exposing Alleged Fraud

The last few days have seen several companies resolve fraud allegations, resulting in millions of dollars being returned to the government. Three of these cases involve major corporations that have found themselves in this position before. Lockheed Martin has paid millions in fines and penalties stemming from whistleblower lawsuits or fraud [...]

By | 2017-09-28T17:17:39+00:00 August 25th, 2015|Whistleblower News|

CenseoHealth Employee Alleges Medicare Advantage Fraud

A whistleblower in Texas has filed a false claims lawsuit accusing a medical consulting business and over two dozen health plans for seniors of bilking money from government health care agencies. Whistleblower Becky Ramsey-Ledesma, a medical billing coder, claims that CenseoHealth LLC. performed in-home patient exams that allegedly overstated how [...]

By | 2017-09-28T17:33:32+00:00 August 18th, 2015|Whistleblower News|