Feds Walk Away From FCA Suit Against Medical Supplier J&B
By Brian Mahoney
Law360, New York (April 23, 2013, 6:37 PM ET) -- Employees who raised red flags over what they saw as rampant Medicaid overbilling at Michigan medical supply firm J&B Medical Supply Co. Inc. have dropped three claims from their False Claims Act suit against the company, while the U.S. has agreed to dismiss its complaint without prejudice.
U.S. District Judge Julian Abele Cook Jr. agreed to dismiss an FCA claim and two retaliation claims brought by former J&B billing department employees Alice Yanity, Maureen McNabb and Tracee Urquhart, following a joint stipulation. In a separate order...