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DOJ announces record number of settlements 

February 26, 2024HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Settlements and judgments under the False Claims Act exceeded $2.68 billion in the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2023, the U.S. Department of Justice has announced.  The government and whistleblowers were party to 543 settlements and judgments, the highest number in a single year, the DOJ says.  “Protecting taxpayer dollars from fraud and abuse is of paramount importance to the Department of Justice – and these enforcement figures prove it,” said...

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Hill-Rom settles false claims allegations 

January 29, 2024HME News Staff

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Hill-Rom Holdings, Hill-Rom Company, Hill-Rom Services and Advanced Respiratory have agreed to pay $2.1 million to resolve allegations that the companies violated the False Claims Act by submitting false claims for payment to the Medicare, TRICARE, Department of Veterans Affairs and Medicaid programs.  The settlement, announced by the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the District of South Carolina, resolves allegations that, from Jan. 1, 2011, through Dec. 1, 2019, Hill-Rom’s...

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BSN resolves allegations for $785K 

August 30, 2022HME News Staff

CHARLOTTE – BSN Medical has agreed to resolve allegations that it marketed and promoted various products that did not meet the Medicare or Medicaid program’s reasonable and necessary requirements, causing the submission of false claims for patients, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina. Charlotte-based BSN, which specializes in compression therapy, wound care and orthopedics, has agreed to pay $785,672 to resolve the allegations. From...

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