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TIMELINE VIEW

Feb 2021
3rd Feb 2021

With Biden Team Focused On Other Crises, Experts Say Drug Epidemic Is Exploding

"It's a front-burner issue on any day of the week but not on this day... And that's a real problem," says firm Partner Reuben Guttman of the Biden administration's current handle on the nations u...
Jan 2021
20th Jan 2021

Insitu Inc. to Settle False Claims Allegations for $25 million

Washington State company Insitu Inc., an unmanned aerial vehicle contractor, has agreed to pay $25 million to settle allegations that it submitted false cost and pricing data for determination of...
8th Jan 2021

Texas Heart Hospital to Pay $48 million to Resolve Allegations of False Claims

The DOJ has announced that Texas Heart Hospital of the Southwest LLP and its subsidiary THHBP Management Company, LLC have agreed to pay the US $48 million to settle allegations that the hospital...
Dec 2020
28th Dec 2020

Firm Update: Academic Faculty Appointment and a New Book

GBB Founding Partner, Reuben Guttman, has been appointed to the faculty of the American University School of Public Affairs as a Professorial Lecturer; he will be teaching equal protection in the...
21st Dec 2020

FIRST PERSON: Don’t Muzzle the Whistleblowers

RIPPING OFF THE U.S. government has reached epidemic proportions. The Department of Justice estimates that fraud costs the Medicare system alone between $30-$60 billion annually. But instead of f...
18th Dec 2020

Advanced Care Scripts Inc., $1.4 million

United States of America ex rel. Paul Nee v. Biogen, Inc., et. al. District of Massachusetts. GBB attorneys settled this qui tam suit against Advanced Care Scripts and Biogen, one of the world...
17th Dec 2020

Biogen Inc., $22 million

United States of America ex rel. Paul Nee v. Biogen, Inc., et. al. District of Massachusetts. GBB attorneys settled this qui tam suit against Advanced Care Scripts and Biogen, one of the...
17th Dec 2020

Biogen Inc. and Advanced Care Scripts Inc. to Pay $23.4 Million in False Claims Settlement

One of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, Biogen, Inc., and a large specialty pharmacy, Advanced Care Scripts, Inc. (ACS), will pay a combined $23.4 million to settle allegat...
1st Dec 2020

Home Healthcare Agency Settles Whistleblower Suit for $5.8m

Doctor's Choice Home Care, Inc. and former executives have agreed to pay $5.8 million to settle allegations that the home health agency engaged in a variety of conduct in violation of the False C...
Nov 2020
19th Nov 2020

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Oakland, CA based Kaiser Foundation Health Plan has agreed to pay $6.3 million to settle allegations that it submitted false Medicare Advantage patient diagnoses in order to receive inflated paym...
14th Nov 2020

Peer Review Doesn’t Apply in False Claims Act Suit

Massachusetts General Hospital could not assert the medical peer review privilege to block production of documents sought by a whistleblower in her False Claims Act suit over the hospital’s alleg...
5th Nov 2020

Medtronic USA Inc. Agrees to $9.2 Million Settlement

Minnesota-based Medtronic USA Inc. has agreed to pay $9.2 million to resolve allegations that it violated the anti-kickback provision of the False Claims Act. The company was accused of illegally...