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U.S. Joins False Claims Act Lawsuit Against Georgia Medical Center And Physician

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States has intervened in a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that Satilla Health Services Inc., dba Satilla Regional Medical Center, and Dr. Najam Azmat submitted claims for medically substandard and unnecessary services to Medicare and Medicaid, the Justice Department...

Novartis To Pay $422.5M For Off-Label Promotion Of 6 Drugs

PHILADELPHIA -- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. will pay $422.5 million in criminal and civil penalties to resolve off-label marketing allegations for six drugs, the federal government announced Sept. 30 ( United States of America v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation , No. 10-cr-650, E.D. Pa.; United...