Ind. Gets More Time To Mull $48M Healthpoint FCA Deal

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 7:32 PM EST) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Friday reopened a False Claims Act whistleblower suit against Healthpoint Ltd. over improper billing for Xenaderm skin ointment, giving Indiana officials more time to consider accepting a $48 million deal the federal government reached with other states.

U.S. District Judge Rya W. Zobel granted Indiana's motion to reopen the case and gave Healthpoint 30 days to respond to Indiana's claims. Healthpoint said it did not oppose the reopening of the case as to only Indiana's claims, according to its Jan. 2...
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