Enforcement & Compliance

Christus Health to pay $12.2M to settle whistleblower suit

Federal officials say the settlement resolves allegations that Christus Health and Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center made illegal payments in 2001-2009 to county governments for the state's share of Medicaid payments to the hospital.

Texas doctor gets 35 years in prison for $375M medical fraud

The 60-year-old Dallas-area doctor and six co-defendants defrauded Medicare and Medicaid out of almost $375 million by certifying 11,000 Medicare beneficiaries through home health providers. Their numbers would have made the doctor's Medicare practice the busiest in the country.

FTC-approved monitor will keep an eye on Endo's pay-for-delay case

The Federal Trade Commission approved the appointment of Quantic Regulatory Services as a monitor in its case alleging that Endo Pharmaceuticals violated antitrust laws by using pay-for-delay settlements to block consumers' access to lower-cost generic versions of Opana ER and Lidoderm.


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