By: Joseph E. B. “Jeb” White 9/2010
News & Views
U.S. Justice Department Takes Tough Stance on MA Medicare Fraud in the Cases Against Kaiser Permanente
DOJ recently joined forces with numerous private plaintiffs against healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente. The original whistleblower lawsuit, filed under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims…
In addition to fighting fraud, HHS-OIG performs a myriad of other functions that are worth mentioning. In its Strategic Plan for 2025, it articulated a…
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) provides over $1 trillion in health and human services to the American people. Every day, more…
In U.S. v. Mallory, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a recent opinion regarding violations of the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute and involving Medicare Fraud. …
A Falsehood Must be Material to be Actionable If a falsehood did not have any impact on whether the government decided to pay a benefit,…
Healthcare Fraud can take multiple forms. The quintessential Healthcare Fraud schemes include fraudulent billing for services not provided, billing for services provided but were not…
On June 7th, 2021, the FDA approved Biogen’s Aduhelm (aducanumab) for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, the first drug approved to treat Alzheimer’s in 17…
Why Do We Sometimes Need Expert Witnesses to Resolve Legal Disputes? The standard legal reason that judges typically give to juries as to why an…
United States ex rel. Montcrieff v. Peripheral Vascular Associates – Part II In this blog post, we review one of the issues in Montcrieff: the…
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Pharmaceutical Companies Liable for Fraudulent Research by Subcontractors
By: Kenneth J. Nolan, 2004
Reality Check For All Pharmaceutical Companies: Compliance Oversight Must Now Include Research Subcontractors
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10 Common Obstacles Facing Whistleblowers Pursuing False Claims Lawsuits Against Health Care Organizations
By: Kenneth J. Nolan, 7/12/2001
Standing to Sue Under the Federal False Claims Act (The Supreme Court Declines to Take the Whistle Away from Whistleblowers)
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On October 20, 2022, Ken Nolan commented on National Public Radio concerning the balance between comprehensive but reasonable and necessary care, versus overutilization, in the context of hospital admissions from EDs.
On October 11, 2022, Ken Nolan was quoted generally about overutilization, in a piece on National Public Radio concerning allegations of FCA violations against Hospital Corporation of America.
The $2.2 billion settlement between Johnson & Johnson and authorities means a record payout for whistleblowers. Joe Strom, a former employee of Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Scios, will receive the entire $28 million awarded in California. He first brought suit against J&J in 2005 and ultimately helped government…
A Connecticut nurse has pleaded guilty to federal charges of accepting $83,000 in kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics, an Arizona drug manufacturer that sells the powerful painkiller Subsys. According to federal prosecutors, the nurse worked in a pain clinic and was a top prescriber of Sybsys to Medicare patients…
On May 26, 2015 a unanimous decision was announced by the U.S. Supreme Court that said a strict six-year limitations period applies to civil actions brought by whistle-blowers under the False Claims Act.
A settlement agreement between Dignity Health and the Justice Deparment was announced on October 30, 2014 for $36.7 million. The whistleblower in this case, Kathleen Hawkins, a registered nurse who worked as a director of medical management at Catholic Healthcare
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