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D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Laura Zell
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D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Elizabeth Satarov
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D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Rebecca W. Foreman
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D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Mattie Bowden
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D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Nadia Patel
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D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Nadia Patel
The New York Attorney General’s office announced that drugmaker Endo Health Solutions has agreed to pay $50 million dollars to resolve a lawsuit brought by the state of New York as well as two New York counties alleging that Endo (and other major drug manufacturers) improperly marketed and sold pres
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Nadia Patel, Mohammed T. Farooqui
A group of New Jersey home health care companies (collectively, the BAYADA Companies), have agreed to pay $17 million to resolve claims that they violated the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Laura Zell, Mohammed T. Farooqui
John Peter Smith Hospital (JPS) agreed to pay more than $3.3 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by upcoding hundreds of claims submitted to federal healthcare programs.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Elizabeth Satarov
A Florida owner of telemedicine companies is charged with orchestrating a health care fraud and illegal kickback scheme that involved the submission of over $784 million in false Medicare claims.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Rebecca W. Foreman
JD Supra has awarded our Investigations team with its 2021 Readers' Choice Award as the Top Firm for White Collar analysis. The award comes during a year when the legal intelligence platform quadrupled its content production.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Mattie Bowden
On August 11, 2021, Sheng-Wen Cheng was sentenced to 72 months in prison for his alleged participation in multiple schemes related to Covid-19 pandemic loan fraud and securities fraud.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Michael F. Dearington, Nadia Patel, Mattie Bowden
On July 26, 2021, a bipartisan group of senators, led by Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa), introduced the False Claims Amendments Act of 2021, a bill that would amend the False Claims Act (FCA) in several ways.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Michael F. Dearington
JD Supra has awarded our Investigations team with its 2021 Readers' Choice Award as the Top Firm for White Collar analysis. The award comes during a year when the legal intelligence platform quadrupled its content production.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Mohammed T. Farooqui
According to court documents, the defendant admitted to, among other things, distributing unnecessary compound prescriptions by adjusting prescriptions and paying recruiters commissions for procuring prescriptions for high-margin medications.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Laura Zell
US-based multinational medical device company, Avanos Medical Inc., entered into a deferred prosecution agreement and agreed to pay more than $22 million in connection with a criminal complaint charging the company with one count of introducing misbranded surgical gowns in interstate commerce with t
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Elizabeth Satarov
A regional hospital system in Akron, Ohio, Akron General Health System (AGHS) reached a $21.25 million settlement over allegations that an improper physician referral arrangement violated the Anti-Kickback Statute, Physician Self-Referral Law, and the False Claims Act (FCA).
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Rebecca W. Foreman
After an eight-day trial, a federal jury convicted four California residents for their scheme to submit fraudulent loan applications seeking millions of dollars in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) COVID-19 relief funds.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Mattie Bowden
On June 23, 2021, CVS Pharmacy Inc. was cleared of claims of overcharging drug purchasers by more than $121 million for general drugs. This verdict comes after a week-long trial in the Northern District of California beginning June 7, 2021.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Michael F. Dearington, Mohammed T. Farooqui
On June 15, 2021, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a False Claims Act (FCA) suit against Paksn Inc., Prema Thekkek and one of its owners, and seven skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) owned by Thekkek and/or operated by Paksn.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Nadia Patel
The owner of Campbell Medical Clinic in Houston and her medical group agreed to resolve fraudulent billing allegations for $2.6 million.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Laura Zell
In addition to the ever-growing number of fraud charges brought in connection with the SBA’s PPP program, recent indictments issued across the country in connection with Covid-19 unemployment benefits and economic injury disaster loans further evince the DOJ’s continued priority to pursue Covid-19 r
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Alexander S. Birkhold
On May 21, 2021, SavaSeniorCare LLC and several of its affiliates, which own and operate skilled nursing facilities across the country, agreed to pay $11.2 million to resolve claims that the companies billed Medicare for rehabilitation therapy services that were not reasonable or necessary.
D. Jacques Smith, Alexander S. Birkhold, Randall A. Brater, Michael F. Dearington, Mohammed T. Farooqui, Rebecca W. Foreman, Nadia Patel, Laura Zell, Mattie Bowden
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D. Jacques Smith
The National Law Journal spoke with Arent Fox Complex Litigation Practice Leader Jacques Smith last week about key trends in FCA enforcement for the Health Care industry.
D. Jacques Smith, Randall A. Brater, Alexander S. Birkhold, Michael F. Dearington, Mohammed T. Farooqui, Rebecca W. Foreman, Nadia Patel, Laura Zell, Mattie Bowden
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