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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Maryland Court Dismisses Complaint Alleging Medicaid Rebate Fraud

Posted in Rule 9(b) Decisions
On July 9, 2010, in United States ex rel. Conrad v. Grifols Biologicals Inc., Civil Action No. 07-3176-RDB (D. Md. July 9, 2010), an action brought by a relator where the Government did not intervene, the District Court dismissed the action with prejudice against defendant drug manufacturers Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. (Novartis) and Baxter Healthcare… Continue Reading

OIG Estimates Medicare Overpaid Inpatient Rehab Facilities by $34+ Million

Posted in OIG Audits
On June 29, 2010, the Department of Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) published a report titled, “Review of Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities’ Compliance with Medicare’s Transfer Regulation During Fiscal Years 2004 Through 2007,” which describes an audit of claims submitted to Medicare by Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs). The OIG’s audit found millions of dollars of… Continue Reading