Fresenius Must Hand Over Epogen Docs: 8th Circuit

Law360, New York (May 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has upheld a ruling requiring Fresenius Medical Care to turn over documents related to the company's billing procedures for Epogen in the government's continuing probe into Medicare fraud associated with the drug.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled Friday that the lower court had not abused its discretion in denying Fresenius' attempts to quash two subpoenas the dialysis care provider received in 2005 and 2006 related to the investigation.

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Missouri...
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