Huron Consulting Group Inc. and Empire HealthChoice Assurance Inc. on Monday again asked a New York federal court to toss a suit alleging they overbilled Medicare and Medicaid by $50 million while running St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers into the ground.
A New Jersey-based contractor whose owner faces criminal fraud charges was fined $500,000 on Monday and sentenced to two years' probation, during which it cannot apply for defense contracts, for selling substandard auto parts to the U.S. Department of Defense.
Federal prosecutors announced charges Monday against two more individuals in connection with an alleged kickback scheme involving contractors tied to New York City's over-budget CityTime project, which aimed to overhaul the city's payroll program.
A doctor who owns a chain of weight loss clinics in Illinois has been accused of defrauding the state's Medicaid program and Blue Cross Blue Shield by charging for unnecessary testing, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Friday.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP hired two new partners last week specializing in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues from King & Spalding LLP, beefing up the firm’s health industry practice in Washington.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Kerr-McGee Corp. have agreed to pay more than $17 million to settle a Texas suit that claims they knowingly underpaid royalties owed on natural gas produced from federal and Indian leases, the U.S. Department of Justice said Monday.
JESCO Construction Corp. filed suit in Mississippi on Friday accusing Illinois officials of conspiring with federal and state emergency authorities to deny it more than $30 million in payment on a pair of contracts to provide flood relief services in 2008.
Zurich American Insurance Co. and an affiliate filed suit in Pennsylvania on Thursday alleging that a third insurer should be required to cover R.M. Shoemaker Co. in underlying litigation over its allegedly faulty workmanship for a New Jersey county's construction project.
A former New Hampshire insurance analyst slapped two state insurance officials with a whistleblower suit Thursday, alleging they fired her because she refused to skew a bidding process for a health care reform contract to favor a Utah consultant.
A federal judge refused Friday to dismiss a suit brought by a former District of Columbia employee who claims his superiors retaliated against him for speaking out about pressure to rubber-stamp fraudulent and wasteful government contracts.
The D.C. Circuit ruled Friday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services incorrectly denied Medicare reimbursements to a Texas cancer hospital for its inpatient costs, but correctly rejected its reimbursement request for outpatient costs.
A Fluor Corp. subsidiary has agreed to pay $4 million to resolve kickback and false claims allegations surrounding contracts to manage mixed radioactive waste at Washington state’s Hanford nuclear site, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.
The owner of three companies that served as U.S. Navy subcontractors agreed Friday to plead guilty to charges he participated in a multimillion-dollar kickback scheme involving technology services contracts at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Rhode Island.
The federal government asked the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Friday to throw out a defense contractor’s suit to recover more than $4 million on an Iraq War contract, saying the company failed to follow the claims process.
Golden Manufacturing Co. Inc. launched a suit in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Thursday challenging the Defense Logistic Agency's decision to prematurely drop it from a competition for a contract to provide combat coats and trousers for the U.S. Army.
Deere & Co. asked a federal judge in Washington state Thursday to dismiss a qui tam suit alleging the equipment maker’s lending unit fraudulently issued $2 billion in senior unsecured debt under the U.S. government’s emergency liquidity program enacted during the financial crisis.
A ThyssenKrupp AG unit agreed on Thursday to pay $288,000 to 248 female applicants who were rejected for positions at its Tennessee elevator manufacturing facility, after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor.
A federal judge in California issued prison terms Thursday to four defendants who admitted they fraudulently obtained $8 million from the federal Overseas Private Investment Corp. for a bakery in Estonia, overriding the defense's calls for lesser sentences.
A Louisiana federal judge on Wednesday agreed to lower the offense level for an admitted E-Rate crook who took part in a scheme to rig bids for $2.5 million in government contracts for impoverished schools.
Federal officials told a Senate committee Thursday that the U.S. Small Business Administration must do a better job coordinating its oversight efforts with other agencies when partnering to award contracts to small businesses.