Tag Archives: Kickbacks

After 6 Week Trial, New York Doctor And Physical Therapist Found Guilty Of Health Care Fraud, Conspiracy to Make False Statements Relating to Health Care Programs Medicare And Medicaid and Other Counts With Allegations of Sham Owner, Falsified Medical Records, Kickbacks.

A recent health care fraud case involved the alleged unlicensed practice of medicine and a  physician allegedly posing as the owner of medical clinics in order to satisfy New York  law that medical clinics be owned and operated by a medical … Continue reading

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Internal Medicine Physician Convicted in Los Angeles Federal Court After Six-Day Trial of Conspiracy to Pay or Receive Kickbacks for Medicare Referrals and Four Counts of Receiving Kickbacks.

Health care fraud and kickback cases can be difficult to defend due to the amount of documentation and when there are numerous cooperating witnesses. A recent case, seemed to have a number of weak, inconsistent witnesses who had already plead … Continue reading

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Capitation Payments Aside, Transactions Between Government-Sponsored Managed Care Plans and Their Providers or Suppliers, Tainted by ‘Kickbacks,’ Are a Potential False Claims Act Violation, Says Court

Earlier this month, the federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, in U.S. ex rel. Derrick v. Roche Diagnostics Corp., sustained a whistleblower, or qui tam, complaint under the False Claims Act filed by a discharged employee of … Continue reading

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Three Orthopedic Surgeons Charged In Los Angeles Federal Indictments Relating to Alleged Kickbacks for Surgeries at Pacific Hospital

Three orthopedic surgeons (David Hobart Payne, Jeffrey David Gross and Lokesh Tantuwaya) have been charged in three separate cases for their roles in alleged kickbacks paid for surgeries performed at now-closed Pacific Hospital. The facts underlying this case were from 2008 to 2013 and this has … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Justice Intervenes in Five Civil Qui Tam Lawuits in Los Angeles Accusing Insys Therapeutics of Paying Kickbacks in Form of Speaker Fees, Meals, Entertainment, Jobs, Etc. to Encourage Physicians Promote Sybsys, a Sublingual Spray Form of Fentanyl

On May 15, 2018, the United States intervened in five “whistleblower” lawsuits that have been consolidated in United States District Court in Los Angeles and accuse Insys Therapeutics, Inc. of paying illegal kickbacks and defrauding federal health programs in connection … Continue reading

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