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Posts Tagged: Anti-Kickback Statute

Gary Giampetruzzi: Is Small Pharma next for DOJ enforcement?

For decades, U.S. prosecutors have touted their big victories over big pharma for violations of U.S. laws prohibiting bribery in the U.S. (the federal Anti-Kickback Statute) and abroad (the FCPA). 

After paying tens of billions of dollars in fines and penalties, it appears that big pharma may have received the message and responded by taking compliance seriously and investing in the resources needed to identify and address risk areas.… Continue Reading

Ambulance company whistleblower awarded $1.7 million

A whistleblower from Southern California who complained about five ambulance companies paying kickbacks for referrals will collect more than $1.7 million in a False Claims Act settlement.

Kelvin Carlisle, a competitor in the ambulance services business in San Diego, Orange, and Los Angeles County, filed a qui tam lawsuit with allegations of illegal kickbacks.… Continue Reading

Omnicare whistleblower nabs $17 million

An Ohio pharmacist who complained that his employer was paying kickbacks to nursing homes for the right to supply drugs to elderly patients will collect more than $17 million as part of the DOJ’s settlement of the case.… Continue Reading