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Federal Government Joins Hospital Whistleblower Suit

The U.S. federal government announced it would join a whistleblower lawsuit filed against a West Virginia hospital. The suit includes allegations the hospital improperly submitted payments and kickbacks to physicians under the direction of its management firm and chief executive officer. The lawsuit was originally filed in 2017 and was made public for the first Read More

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Reliant Rehabilitation Holdings Will Pay $6.1 Million to Settle Kickback Allegations

Reliant Rehabilitation Holds, Inc., a national rehabilitative care provider based in Plano, Texas, will pay $6.1 million to the federal government to settle claims it paid kickbacks to its skilled nursing facilities and doctors. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Reliant violated the False Claims Act by pairing up clients with nurse practitioners for Read More

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Whistleblower Awarded $51 Million After Reporting Illegal Kickbacks and Bribery

A whistleblower will collect $51 million after alerting authorities to a scheme of illegal kickbacks and bribes at Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a medical device company. In total, the company will have to pay $646 million in fines after admitting to the wrongdoing. Approximately half of that money is a criminal penalty for violating Read More

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