Medco Bid To Duck Sanctions Meets Whistleblower Resistance

Law360, New York (April 12, 2013, 3:55 PM EDT) -- A pair of employee whistleblowers on Thursday hit back at Medco Health Solutions Inc.’s bid to overturn sanctions against it in a False Claims Act suit accusing it of hiding $69 million in Medicare and Medicaid overpayments, saying the Florida federal court's decision contained no legal error.

According to relators Lucas Matheny and Deborah Loveland, Medco hasn't shown that U.S. Magistrate Judge Frank J. Lynch Jr.’s sanctions order was contrary to law. The order blocked Medco's attempt to use an email from the former general counsel...
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