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Pharmacies Abused Federal Workers' Comp, FCA Suit Says

Law360, New York (November 29, 2017, 5:31 PM EST) -- The U.S. federal government filed a False Claims Act suit in Texas federal court Wednesday alleging two pharmacies and their effective owners paid a chiropractor kickbacks to refer them prescriptions that the government would then reimburse under the federal workers’ compensation program.

The government said the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs reimbursed the pharmacies Haney & Haney LLC and Family Pharmacy Inc. $3.5 million for prescriptions for patients covered by the Federal Employees' Compensation Act, which compensates government employees for job-related injuries....
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Case Title

United States Of America v. Haney et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-01125

Court

Texas Western

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: False Claims Act

Date Filed

November 29, 2017

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