Whistle Blowers Make Amedisys Pay $150 Million to Settle Medicare Fraud Cases
Los Angeles, CA April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Amedisys, Inc. (Amedisys) has agreed to pay $150 million to the federal government to settle claims for violating the false claims act and anti-kickback laws through “improper financial relationships and false billing” according to Daniel R. Levinson, Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
California Board of Regents Agrees to Pay $1.2 Million to Resolve Claims of Improper Supervision of Anesthesia Services at University of California-Irvine
Los Angeles, CA March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — A federal qui tam whistle-blower lawsuit filed in 2008 by former University of California-Irvine (UCI) Professor and Anesthesiologist Dr. Dennis O’Connor triggered a multi-year investigation by the United States Department of Justice, resulting in an agreement by the California Board of Regents to pay the United States $1.2 Million.
L.A. City College Baseball Coach awarded $1.2 Million in Retaliatory Firing by Los Angeles Community College District
A former Los Angeles City College Head Baseball Coach and Adjunct Instructor at Los Angeles City College (LACC) and Southwest College was awarded $1.12 million Thursday by a Los Angeles Superior Court jury that found he was retaliated against and fired for reporting fraud and other wrongdoing, by school officials. The jury also found that the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) failed to prevent retaliation against Coach Selwyn Young.