Fla. Compounding Pharmacy Can't Escape Tricare FCA Suit

Law360, Nashville (December 4, 2017, 8:41 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge refused Monday to dismiss the federal government’s False Claims Act suit against a compounding pharmacy accused of overbilling Tricare for prescriptions, saying the government had sufficiently backed its allegations against both the company and its owner.

The government adequately pled its claims that RS Compounding LLC and its owner, Renier Gobea, had knowingly charged Tricare prices well in excess of what it charged cash payors for substantially the same drugs, U.S. District Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington ruled.

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United States of America et al v. RS Compounding LLC et al


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8:13-cv-03150

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Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Qui Tam (31 U.S.C. ยง 3729(a))

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Virginia M. Hernandez Cov

Date Filed

December 16, 2013

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