Medco Rips Sanctions In Whistleblower’s Medicare FCA Suit

Law360, Washington (April 1, 2013, 2:33 PM EDT) -- Medco Health Solutions Inc. on Friday challenged sanctions preventing it and its former subsidiaries from using legal advice documents to defend against a whistleblower False Claims Act case accusing them of hiding $69 million in Medicare and Medicaid overpayments, claiming the Florida federal judge entering the sanctions made significant legal errors.

Medco and a Liberty Medical Supply Inc. executive urged the district court to reverse the magistrate judge's sanctions barring them from using a 2006 email containing legal advice about the Medicare and Medicaid payments in...
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