Psychiatrist Took Kickbacks From Teva, FCA Suit Says

Law360, Chicago (November 15, 2012, 8:31 PM EST) -- The federal government launched a civil False Claims Act suit against a Chicago psychiatrist on Thursday alleging that he raked in kickbacks from drug companies including Teva Pharmaceuticals Inc. and submitted 190,000 false claims to Medicaid and Medicare while treating nursing home patients.

In the complaint it filed against Dr. Michael J. Reinstein, 69, for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the government alleges that the psychiatrist submitted at least 140,000 false claims for anti-psychotic drugs he prescribed to mentally ill nursing home patients...
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