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Roche, Humana settle kickback allegations

February 10, 2021HME News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS - Roche Diagnostics and Humana have agreed to settle a whistleblower lawsuit for $12.5 million, after the government declined to intervene in the case.  Roche was charged with violating the Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act, causing false claims to be submitted to the Medicare Advantage program and defrauding taxpayers, in a lawsuit filed in 2014 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois by a former employee of the company.  Humana...

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Roche sues pharmacy network

March 22, 2019HME News Staff

NEW YORK - Roche Diagnostics has filed a lawsuit against the former executives of a Utah-based company, alleging nationwide fraud involving test strips.According to the lawsuit, filed March 19 in United States District Court in New Jersey, Alliance Medical Holdings and its former officers and directors conspired to obtain Roche's not-for-retail test strip brands meant for the mail-order market and dispense them to the retail market.Alliance then allegedly billed the insurance companies for retail...

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Roche, pharmacies clash over 'unwarranted' rebates

September 28, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

INDIANAPOLIS - A judge has sided with Roche Diagnostics and issued a court order preventing a pharmacy network from dispensing Accu-Chek Test Strips, according to court documents.The order, issued by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama on Sept. 17, is in response to a lawsuit filed by Roche against Priority Healthcare Corp., a network of pharmacies in Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas.In the lawsuit, filed Sept. 11, Roche says it paid $37.5 million of “unwarranted”...

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Diabetes supplier dropped from lawsuit

November 30, 2017HME News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS - J&B Medical Supply has been dismissed from a lawsuit alleging it had sold blood glucose test strips under the retail pharmacy benefit rather than the DME benefit.All charges were dismissed without prejudice and without costs, according to a court filing.The lawsuit, filed earlier this year by Roche Diagnostics and Roche Diabetes Care, claimed that they wrongfully paid millions of dollars in rebates in lost millions of dollars in legitimate sales to an alleged scheme by several pharmacies...

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Diabetes Care Club buys contract supplier

May 17, 2013HME News Staff

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - Diabetes Care Club, a provider of mail-order diabetic test strips owned by Simplex Healthcare, has acquired Jupiter, Fla.-based Priority Diabetes Supply, according to a press release.As a result of the acquisition, Diabetes Care Club is now one of 18 contract suppliers set to distribute diabetic testing supplies as part of Medicare's national mail-order program on July 1.“We're very excited about participating in the competitive bidding program,” stated Doug...

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