Sanctions Sought Over Medco's 'Inept' Expert In FCA Case

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 5:56 PM EDT) -- Employee whistleblowers suing Medco Health Solutions Inc. over $69 million in alleged Medicare and Medicaid overpayments sought harsh sanctions against the company Friday, accusing Medco counsel of drumming up a company expert with “canned” and “inept” responses designed to evade important testimony at a critical stage in the litigation.

Medco violated a court order granting relators Lucas Matheny and Deborah Loveland the right to question the company about its affirmative defenses, the motion said, by intentionally providing an expert with no knowledge of the company's inner...
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