Brain Health Scan Company Founder Settles False Claims Act Whistleblower Lawsuit

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The co-founder of a New York-based company that purported to provide brain health scans (EEGs) for early detection of cognitive impairments has agreed to pay $220,000 to resolve allegations he violated the False Claims Act. The company, Evoke Neuroscience Inc., also will pay $225,000. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, David Hagedorn, Evoke’s co-founder…

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Laboratory Owner, Serial Entrepreneur Target of DOJ Complaint Alleging He Violated the False Claims Act

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A man who dubbed himself a “serial entrepreneur†is the target of a complaint alleging he violated the False Claims Act by submitting more than 24,000 false claims to Medicare for more than 300,000 respiratory pathogen panel tests that were not ordered by healthcare providers, not medically necessary, or never performed. The defendants billed and received…

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