December 24, 2018
“DOJ Moves to Dismiss 11 FCA Suits With Same Relators Alleging Nurse Educators Are Kickbacks”
Phillips & Cohen attorney Peter Chatfield is quoted in the Health Care Compliance Association’s Report on Medicare Compliance in an article about the Department of Justice’s move to dismiss...
December 22, 2018
“Federal government intervenes in hospital whistleblower suit”
Phillips & Cohen attorney Amy Easton is quoted in an Associated Press article about the Department of Justice’s decision to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed by Phillips & Cohen against...
December 21, 2018
DOJ joins whistleblower lawsuit against WVA hospital, CEO and management company
PITTSBURGH, PA, Dec. 21, 2018 – The US Department of Justice has joined a whistleblower lawsuit filed by Phillips & Cohen LLP that alleges a West Virginia hospital – under the direction of its...
Posted In Phillips & Cohen News
December 18, 2018
Pharma and charitable foundations’ ties scrutinized for kickbacks
A pharmaceutical company’s donation to a charity to help patients pay their copays for prescription drugs can sound like a magnanimous gesture, but if done to induce Medicare patients to purchase the...
Posted In Whistleblower Law Insights
December 17, 2018
The Alberta Securities Commission’s new whistleblower program has a problem: no rewards
The Alberta Securities Commission has adopted a whistleblower program that offers confidentiality and protection against job retaliation for whistleblowers. However, the ASC failed to include one of the...
December 14, 2018
“The Biggest Securities Decisions of 2018”
Phillips & Cohen partner Sean McKessy weighed in on the significance of the Digital Realty Supreme Court ruling in Law 360‘s overview of the Biggest Securities Decisions of 2018. McKessy, the...
December 12, 2018
“Bernie Madoff’s unlikely investor contribution: Whistleblowers”
In an article published by Fox Business, Phillips & Cohen partner Sean McKessy looks back on Bernie Madoff’s massive fraud scheme and sees the formation of the SEC’s robust whistleblower...
Posted In Articles by Phillips & Cohen
December 11, 2018
Target to pay $3M over Medicaid Rx refill rules
Bloomberg Law quoted Phillips & Cohen partner Erika Kelton in an article about Target Corp.’s settlement of whistleblower allegations that it had violated prohibitions on automatic prescription...
December 10, 2018
“Bernie Madoff’s legacy: Whistleblower Inc.”
Phillips & Cohen attorney Sean McKessy commented on the potential consequences of proposed changes to the SEC’s whistleblower program in The Wall Street Journal article, “Bernie Madoff’s legacy:...