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Spinal Device Maker and Executives Settle False Claims Act Case for $12M

A healthcare fraud case that began with a whistleblower has ended in a $12 million settlement agreement by a spinal ...
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Genetic Testing Scam Costs Florida Businessman $27M and 10 Years in Prison After Pleading Guilty to Healthcare Fraud Charges

A Florida businessman has agreed to pay more than $27 million to resolve allegations he and his companies violated the ...
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South Florida Man Who Fled U.S. Returned and Sentenced in Healthcare Fraud Money Laundering Scheme

A Hialeah man who fled to the Dominican Republic after being indicted for his role in a multimillion-dollar healthcare fraud ...
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Two Bills Go Into Law July 1 That Impact Home Health and Access to Healthcare Cost Information

Earlier this month, Florida Gov. Ron Desantis signed bills into law designed to help patients in need of home health ...
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Cooperation With Feds Can Pay Off When Facing False Claims Act Allegations

Jacksonville-based Baptist Health System has agreed to pay $1.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act ...
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Healthcare Organizations Speak Out on FTC Non-Compete Ban

Last month, the Federal Trade Commission voted to ban non-compete agreements for workers in for-profit companies. The move upends non-compete ...
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Physical Therapist Assistant Convicted in $2.6 Million Healthcare Fraud Scam

A physical therapist assistant in Hialeah will be sentenced this month for her role in a $2.6 million healthcare fraud ...
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Lying to Federal Investigators Gets Compounding Pharmacy CEO Prison Time in Healthcare Kickback Scheme

A 71-year-old Palm Beach Gardens man who escaped prison in 2019 after resolving a lawsuit alleging that he and others ...
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Hospice Owner and Biller Sentenced for Roles in Hospice Fraud ­and Medicare Fraud Scheme

The owner of two California-based hospice companies and his biller/consultant have been sentenced to one year and a day in ...
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New Whistleblower Rewards Policy Offers Incentives to Report Misconduct

“If your company has had a recent brush with the law, now is the time to invest — and reinvest ...
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