Case: Humana

Health Plans Facing More Kickback Risk

June 27th, 2018

Humana is accused of placing Roche diabetes products on its formulary in exchange for compensation. This is a new avenue for kickback charges. By Gregory A. Freeman Health plans must now contend with a greater risk of being sued for millions of dollars under the False Claims Act and anti-kickback statutes after a court ruled […]

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Humana, Roche Diagnostics Face $45M Federal Kickback Lawsuit

June 14th, 2018

A federal lawsuit filed in 2014 that alleges Humana and Roche Diagnostics engaged in a $45 million kickback agreement has resurfaced in an Illinois federal court. By Thomas Beaton June 14, 2018 – Humana and Roche Diagnostics will face a $45 million federal kickback lawsuit after a whistleblower filed a False Claims Act violation, which […]

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Humana faces anti-kickback, False Claims Act suit over diabetes testing equipment

June 12th, 2018

Humana Inc. will have to face a lawsuit that alleges that it and a division of Hoffman-La Roche Ltd. violated two federal laws. By Chris Larson – Reporter, Louisville Business First Humana Inc. will face an anti-kickback and False Claim Act lawsuit involving a deal it made with a division of international pharmaceutical giant Hoffman-La […]

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Roche, Humana Can’t Flee FCA Suit Over Debt Deal

June 8th, 2018

By Dani Kass Law360 (June 8, 2018, 3:35 PM EDT) — Roche Diagnostics Corp. and Humana Inc. must face a whistleblower’s False Claims Act suit accusing the drugmaker of getting its diabetes products back on the insurer’s Medicare Advantage formulary by forgiving a massive debt the insurer had racked up, an Illinois federal judge ruled […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp’s False Claims Act Action Against Medicare Advantage Organization Moves Forward — Court Denies Defendants’ Motions to Dismiss

June 8th, 2018

Case Against Medical Device Manufacturer Advances to Discovery; Court Affirms Relator’s Liability Theories NEW YORK, June 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A federal court in the Northern District of Illinois late on Thursday denied two motions to dismiss in United States of America ex rel. Derrick v. Hoffman-La Roche LTD et al., a False Claims Act […]

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