Cochlear Settles Kickback Claims On Hearing Implants
Cochlear Americas, a unit of the Australian company Cochlear Ltd., has agreed to resolve a False Claims Act lawsuit initially launched by a whistleblower in 2004, the U.S. Department of Justice said Wednesday. The lawsuit claimed the company illegally paid doctors who prescribed the use of the Cochlear devices for Medicare and Medicaid patients.
The DOJ intervened...
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