DaVita Bilked Government For Wasted Kidney Drugs: Suit

Law360, New York (July 26, 2011, 4:05 PM ET) -- A former medical director and nurse for kidney care provider DaVita Inc. filed a revised complaint in a False Claims Act case in Georgia on Monday alleging that the company fraudulently billed Medicare and other programs for the intentional waste of dialysis medications.

Dr. Alon J. Vainer and Daniel D. Barbir accuse DaVita and Gambro Healthcare Inc., another dialysis provider that DaVita acquired in 2005, of various schemes between at least 2003 and 2010 designed to create unnecessary waste in the process of administering certain medications...
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