The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced settlements involving alleged noncompliance with Medicare billing requirements for heart-valve replacement surgeries, false statements in federal funding research grants, and physician kickback schemes for clinical laboratories. The settlements show DOJ’s continued scrutiny in these areas.Continue Reading Settlement Roundup: Heart-Valve Replacements, Federal Research Grants, and Clinical Laboratory Marketing

The first quarter of 2022 brought news of several noteworthy False Claims Act (FCA) settlements, including several settlements by physicians regarding arrangements deemed to be unlawful kickbacks and the first settlement under the Department of Justice’s Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative.  This post summarizes key settlements of interest to healthcare providers and government contractors.
Continue Reading False Claims Act Settlements to Know from Q1 2022