Articles Tagged with Healthcare fraud settlements 2018

U.S. Healthcare companies paid the bulk of all False Claims Act whistleblower settlements in 2018 accounting for $2.5 billion. These came from drug and medical device manufacturers, managed care providers, hospitals, pharmacies, hospice care organizations, hospitals, pharmacies, and laboratories.

The five largest settlements in 2018 are:

  1. AmericourseBergen Corp and some subsidiaries paid $625 million to settle claims that the drug wholesaler fraudulently repackaged cancer drugs into pre-filled syringes sending them to doctors treating cance patients.