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ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA: U.S. Attorney McSwain Announces Charges as Part of Federal Health Care Fraud Takedown in Northeastern United States
United States Attorney William M. McSwain joined fellow Justice Department officials at a press conference to announce a coordinated health care fraud enforcement action across seven federal districts involving more than $800 million in loss and the distribution of over 3.25 million opioid pills in “pill mill” clinics.
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA: Trident USA Health Services LLC to Pay $8.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Liability for Alleged Kickback Scheme
The lawsuits were filed by whistleblowers Ravi Srivastava and Peter Goldman, respectively, on behalf of the United States. The defendant is MobilexUSA, also known as Trident USA Health Services, LLC (Trident).
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA: Doctor and Physician Practice to Pay $178,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Liability Arising from Billing of “P-Stim” Devices
First Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Richard P. Frey, D.O., and Physicians Alliance Ltd. (“PAL”) have agreed to pay $178,398.35 to resolve liability under the False Claims Act for the alleged improper billing of “P-Stim” devices.
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA: Philadelphia-Based Pharmacy Owners Agree to Pay $400,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Liability
United States Attorney William McSwain announced that the owners of E-Z Pharmacy II in Philadelphia have agreed to pay $400,000 to resolve liability under the False Claims Act.
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA: Philadelphia Doctor to Surrender Medical License, Pay $107k Penalty for Improper Opioid Prescriptions
United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Richard Ira Mintz, D.O., a Philadelphia-area doctor, has agreed to surrender his ability to practice medicine and pay a $107,584 penalty for prescribing OxyContin (oxycodone) and Xanax (benzodiazepine) to patients without a legitimate medical purpose
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA: Philadelphia-based Company Agrees to $300,000 Judgment for Sale of Improperly Sourced Computer Supplies to Federal Agencies
U.United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Support of Microcomputers Associates (“SOMA”) has agreed to a judgment against it in the amount of $300,000 for selling printers and other equipment to federal agencies that was manufactured in China and other non-compliant countries..
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Langhorne Podiatrist to Pay $75,000 and Cease Prescribing Schedule II Opioids for Two Years
U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Langhorne podiatrist Dr. Ronald Klein will pay $75,000 and stop prescribing Schedule II opioids, a class of controlled substances with a high potential for abuse, for two years to resolve allegations that he improperly prescribed opioids to one of his patients from October 2014 to October 2016.
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA: U.S. Attorney McSwain Delivers Keynote Address at the FOP Lodge 5 Luncheon Following Living Flame Memorial Service
Thank you, John, for that kind introduction, for your friendship, and for your many years of dedicated leadership of the FOP.
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA: Eastern District of Pennsylvania Hosts Roundtable Addressing Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder and The Americans With Disabilities Act
United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division hosted a roundtable for community organizations, treatment centers, and healthcare providers in order to foster discussion about the nationwide opioid crisis.
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA: U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Takes Part in Largest-Ever Nationwide Elder Fraud Sweep
Attorney General William P. Barr and United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history, surpassing last year’s nationwide sweep.