The U.S. Department of Energy was never reimbursed for $15 million of a performance bonus it gave to a contractor Bechtel National Inc. before it discovered Bechtel hadn’t fully checked protective equipment at a nuclear waste treatment site, according to a Tuesday report.
Six members of the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday made an open plea to health care providers, insurers, patients and others to suggest ways the government can bolster its efforts to fight Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has turned down MVM Inc.'s protest over a $309 million contract for linguist services that the U.S. Department of Justice awarded to AllWorld Language Consultants Inc., according to a ruling posted Tuesday.
A Louisiana appeals court on Wednesday tossed a suit brought by The Lemoine Co. LLC claiming the state used a flawed review process to award another company a $62 million contract to rebuild National Guard facilities damaged by hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
The federal government has breached its contract with utilities and the state of California and is liable for an estimated $200 million in electricity overcharges from the state's 2000-2001 energy crisis, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Defense, the General Services Administration and NASA on Wednesday unveiled regulations that implement a presidential order requiring government contractors that take over service work from other companies to offer jobs to the predecessors' employees.
Prosecutors have charged more than 100 individuals in connection with $450 million of Medicare fraud, federal officials said Wednesday, marking the heftiest single-day bust for a strike force tasked with neutralizing a major threat to the program’s financial health.
Cleveland area official Jimmy Dimora, who is awaiting sentencing on government kickback crimes, sought a new trial and a judgment of acquittal Tuesday, saying the verdict was against the weight of evidence.
Universal Health Services Inc. and a subsidiary will hand over nearly $3.5 million to settle a whistleblower’s False Claims Act allegations of Medicare fraud related to billing at a California psychiatric center, federal officials said Tuesday.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP has snagged a former Lockheed Martin Corp. corporate counsel and U.S. Air Force chief trial attorney to join its government contracts team, the firm said Wednesday.
BayFirst Solutions LLC has lost a bid protest over a U.S. Department of State contract for diplomatic security services because the department was within its rights to give the work to another company, according to a U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruling released Monday.
An Illinois appeals court on Tuesday denied Abbott Laboratories Inc.'s bid to move to another county a putative class action stemming from a $382 million government settlement over Abbott's Medicare fraud in the sale and marketing of nutrition products for patients with problems ingesting meals.
The U.S. Department of State is taking steps to reduce its reliance on private security contractors in Iraq as part of its efforts to "right-size" its operations there, but the agency still undercounts its contractor workforce, a government watchdog said Monday.
The U.S. government joined a whistleblower suit unsealed Tuesday in New York federal court alleging The Princeton Review Inc. bilked a federal program for underprivileged schoolchildren out of millions of dollars by seeking reimbursement for after-school tutoring it didn't actually provide.
The U.S. has spent billions of dollars to train Afghanistan's military and civilian leaders, but corruption fueled by U.S. contract dollars remains a challenge to the state's legitimacy even as newly trained security forces take greater responsibility for the nation's defense, the U.S. government reported Tuesday.
Former employees of a Xe Services LLC subsidiary advanced their bid to overturn a lower court ruling Monday, telling the Fourth Circuit that a district court erroneously excluded evidence in a suit alleging the company overbilled the U.S. under a $1.2 billion security services contract.
Targeting a worldwide web of red tape, President Barack Obama on Tuesday issued an executive order seeking to standardize international regulations, winning cheers from the business community.
Bus company National Express Corp. has agreed to sell off several public school bus contracts in the states of Texas and Washington to allay antitrust concerns from the U.S. Department of Justice over the company's proposed $200 million purchase of rival Petermann Partners Inc., the DOJ said Monday.
Humana Inc. on Monday said the U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation into it and its affiliates’ loans to physician practices and their coding of medical claims by one or more South Florida medical providers.
Attorneys for two former Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum officials and two event promoters accused of a multimillion-dollar concert kickback scheme asked a California judge Tuesday to dismiss the stadium's False Claims Act suit, saying only government prosecutors have authority to bring such a complaint.