Govt. Steps Up To Plate In McKesson Kickback Case

Law360, New York (October 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. government has decided to intervene in a qui tam lawsuit filed against McKesson Corp. and others alleging that they submitted false claims to Medicare arising from illegal kickbacks and the establishment of sham durable medical equipment suppliers.

In the suit filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, the government alleges that McKesson, McKesson Medical-Surgical MediNet Inc., GGNSC Holdings LLC, Golden Gate Ancillary LLC, Beverly Enterprises Inc., CERES Strategies Inc. and CERES Strategies Medical Services Inc. structured arrangements that...
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