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Government Contracts

  • May 3, 2011

    Miami Health Care Cos. Admit To $200M Medicare Fraud

    American Therapeutic Corp. and Medlink Professional Management Group Inc. pled guilty in Florida on Tuesday to orchestrating an eight-year Medicare fraud scheme that involved more than $200 million in bogus claims for mental health services.

  • May 3, 2011

    Senate Probes Medtronic Decision To Nix GPO Contracts

    A U.S. Senate committee launched an investigation Monday into medical device giant Medtronic Inc.'s recent decision to cancel contracts with a major group-purchasing organization, noting concerns over increased costs for hospitals, Medicare and Medicaid.

  • May 3, 2011

    US Sues Deutsche Bank For $1B Over Bad Mortgages

    The U.S. filed suit Tuesday in New York against Deutsche Bank AG, seeking more than $1.1 billion over claims that subsidiary MortgageIT Inc. recklessly underwrote thousands of bad loans that were federally insured.

  • May 3, 2011

    Oak Group Settles Suit Over Army Maintenance Contract

    The Oak Group Inc. on Monday settled a dispute with the federal government in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims over the termination of an Army contract for maintenance work at an Alabama military base.

  • May 2, 2011

    US Looks To Join EMC Qui Tam FCA Suit

    Education Management Corp. announced Monday that the federal government has requested to intervene in a Pennsylvania whistleblower suit alleging that the company's policy of tying admissions officers' pay to the number of students enrolled violated the state's False Claims Act.

  • May 2, 2011

    Supreme Court Won't Hear Ohio Sewer Contract Dispute

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned down Loveland, Ohio's challenge of a Sixth Circuit decision that said the city could not nix a sewer agreement with Hamilton County after environmental remediation work on the sewer system caused higher fees.

  • May 2, 2011

    Air Force Contractor Wins Suit Over Severance Pay

    The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals ruled in favor of a U.S. Air Force contractor in a dispute over employees' severance payments made after the end of a radar systems service contract, according to an opinion made public Monday.

  • May 2, 2011

    SBAR Loses Air Force Insourcing Challenge

    The U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Friday ruled against Santa Barbara Applied Research Inc. in its lawsuit challenging a U.S. Air Force decision to insource logistics and other services at several military bases.

  • May 2, 2011

    Concrete Co. Settles Workers' Big Dig Retaliation Suit

    Aggregate Industries Inc. on Monday resolved a retaliation suit brought by two former workers who had helped secure a $50 million settlement in a False Claims Act suit over the concrete company's work on Boston's Big Dig project.

  • May 2, 2011

    DOT Says NJ Must Repay $271M Spent On Tunnel Project

    The U.S. Department of Transportation reached a final decision Friday in its dispute with New Jersey over a scrapped multibillion-dollar Hudson River tunnel plan, insisting the state pay back $271 million already spent on the project.

  • May 2, 2011

    SAIC Denied Quick Win In Bid-Rigging Case

    A Mississippi federal judge on Friday denied Science Applications International Corp.'s bids for summary judgment on damages and liability in a whistleblower suit accusing it of bid-rigging a $3.2 billion government contract for a data processing center.

  • April 29, 2011

    Alstom Seeks Coverage For Damaged NIH Turbine

    Alstom Power Inc. filed suit Friday in Connecticut federal court over Zurich American Insurance Co.'s refusal to cover it for a turbine the company was building for the National Institutes of Health that had been damaged.

  • April 29, 2011

    Mechanic Says L-3 Unit Violated FCA By Canning Him

    A former Army Fleet Support LLC mechanic sued the aircraft maintenance company in Alabama on Thursday, claiming he was fired in violation of the False Claims Act for raising concerns that Air Fleet was fraudulently billing the government.

  • April 29, 2011

    New Medicare Program Rewards Hospitals For Performance

    Medicare will soon pay more than 3,500 hospitals nationwide based on the quality of their inpatient acute care services and not just the quantity, under a final rule that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued Friday.

  • April 29, 2011

    GAO Nixes Protest Of National Guard Utility Contract

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office announced Thursday it had denied MG Mako Inc.’s protest over a National Guard utility contract the construction and engineering company lost because it failed to acknowledge an amendment to the contract in its proposal.

  • April 29, 2011

    GAO Sustains Protest of $25M Defense IT Contract

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office said Friday it had sustained Solers Inc.'s protest of a $25 million information services contract, saying the U.S. Department of Defense improperly accepted a flexibly priced bid when the solicitation called for fixed-price proposals.

  • April 29, 2011

    Subcontractor Sues Portage Over DOE Nuclear Cleanup

    A subcontractor hired to help salvage a troubled nuclear cleanup effort in Kentucky sued Portage Inc. on Thursday, saying the prime contractor broke an agreement to hire 20 of its employees under a $191.6 million U.S. Department of Energy contract.

  • April 28, 2011

    GAO Sustains Protest Of $450M Travel Services Contract

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office sustained a protest over a $450 million contract to provide Web-based travel management services for the federal government, saying that the contract solicitation's requirements were too vague, according to a ruling made public Wednesday.

  • April 28, 2011

    KBR Truckers Win Class Cert. In Arbitration Over OT

    An arbitrator in California granted class certification Thursday to a group of truckers who said KBR Inc. breached an employment agreement by pressuring them to underreport hours worked under a military contract in Iraq. 

  • April 28, 2011

    Consultant Ripped Off NYC Agency For $3.6M: Feds

    Federal prosecutors arrested a former consultant for the New York City Department of Education on Thursday and charged him with siphoning $3.6 million from projects he oversaw, including one to provide the city's public school system with Internet access.