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J&J, U.S. states settle hip implant claims for $120 million

(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit have agreed to pay $ 120 million to resolve deceptive marketing claims by several U.S. states over the company’s metal-on-metal hip implants. FILE PHOTO: The Johnson and Johnson logo is seen at an office building in Singapore January 17, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas White/File Photo Attorneys general… Read More »

Department of Justice, Atrium Health settle civil suit over alleged anti-competitive steering restrictions

The Department of Justice announced a settlement with Atrium Health, formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System, that prohibits Atrium from using “anticompetitive steering restrictions” in contracts between commercial health insurers and its providers in the Charlotte, North Carolina metropolitan area. The settlement, revealed Thursday, also bans Atrium from seeking contract terms or acting in such… Read More »

Hospital chain to pay $260 million to settle criminal charges for defrauding Medicare

Health Management Associates agreed to pay more than $ 260 million and entered a deferred prosecution agreement to settle criminal charges for allegedly paying physicians kickbacks and defrauding Medicare, Medicaid and other federal programs, the Justice Department said Tuesday. HMA, which was acquired by the for-profit hospital Community Health Systems in 2014, allegedly paid physicians… Read More »