Dialysis Co. Says Prior Deal Bars Some FCA Claims

Law360, New York (April 26, 2012, 4:55 PM EDT) -- Global dialysis firm Gambro Healthcare Inc. urged a judge on Tuesday to block portions of a False Claims Act case in which former employees accuse it of creating waste in order to overbill Medicare, saying the lawsuit is partly preempted by a past settlement.

The newer case involves allegations that Gambro from 2002 to 2010 treated patients in a manner that wasted huge amounts of vitamin D and iron drugs.

In a previous case, Gambro paid $323 million to settle practically identical claims that covered 1991...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America Ex Rel et al v. Davita, Inc. et al

Case Number



Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud


Charles A. Pannell, Jr

Date Filed

October 11, 2007

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