Compounding pharmacy Patient Care America and private equity firm to pay $21.36 million to settle False Claims Act suit involving kickbacks

Compounding pharmacy Diabetic Care Rx LLC, d/b/a Patient Care America (PCA)and private equity firm Riordan, Lewis & Haden Inc. (RLH) will pay approximately $21.36 to settle lawsuits alleging they  violated the False Claims Act through their involvement in a kickback scheme to generate referrals of prescriptions for expensive pain creams, scar creams,...

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Data analytics shows that Chinese companies misclassifying goods to evade US customs tariffs

GateHouse Media data analysts say Chinese importers are misclassifying of products to the US by changing product codes to avoid the higher tariffs. In particular, the analysis reveals nearly a dozen Chinese imports — including woven fabrics, furniture mounts and lamps are being misclassified. The findings correspond with the information provided during...

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Defense contractor Ambu Inc. pays $3.3 Million to settle False Claims Act for selling medical supplies made in China to Dept of Defense

Company knowingly manufactured medical products in China and Malaysia for sale to the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs despite Trade Agreements Act prohibition

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Ambu, Inc. (“Ambu”), will pay $3.3 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that it...

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Allscripts has tentative agreement with DOJ to pay $145 million to settle investigation in Practice Fusion kickback issues

Allscripts has come a tentative agreement with the Department of Justice to pay $145 million to settle an investigation into Practice Fusion's compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute and HIPAA alleged violations. Practice Fusion, is an electronic health records company owned by Allscripts and it got a grand jury subpoena in March as...

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Software maker Informatica pays $21.57 million to settle False Claims Act case for overcharging government in GSA negotiations and sales

The software development company Informatica LLC f/k/an Informatica Corporation will pay $21.57 million to settle a case charging that it caused the government to be overcharged by providing false information about its commercial sales practices that was used in General Services Administration (“GSA”) contract negotiation.  Informatica is a software development company, headquartered...

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