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1. $5 Million False Claims Act Settlement -
In the healthcare research world, the National Institute of Health (NIH) awards more than 70 percent of its $37 billion budget
March 2019 has been a busy month for additions to the OIG’s Work Plan. They’ve added 16 new items.
1. Prime Healthcare Services and CEO, Dr. Prem Reddy, to Pay $1.25 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations –
In February 2019, the OIG has made multiple additions to its Workplan. There are some significant additions, so let’s look at a few of them.
1. Two Dallas Area Clinic Workers Charged in $5.9 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme –
The Federal government awards many grants every year. One of the main agencies involved in grants for healthcare entities is the National Institutes of Health (NIH).