All corporate integrity agreement articles

  • Medical devices

    Merit Medical fined $18M after ignoring CCO’s kickback warnings


    The former chief compliance officer for Merit Medical Systems will be paid $2.65 million for his role in uncovering a six-year kickback scheme that paid hospitals and doctors to purchase company products.

  • Whistleblower

    Mass. pharma company will pay $20.75M to settle FCA lawsuit


    A Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical company will pay $20.75 million settle a whistleblower’s allegations that the company knowingly promoted misleading instructions for a skin lesion drug that caused doctors to submit false claims to Medicare.

  • JusticeDepartment

    Universal Health Services settles FCA allegations for $122M


    Whistleblowers will receive a $16.7 million payday as part of a $122 million settlement between the Department of Justice and Universal Health Services.

  • Article

    Compliance lessons in the healthcare sector


    When enforcement actions against healthcare or life sciences companies arise, many choose to settle their cases prior to litigation, often resulting in a corporate integrity agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General. By carefully scrutinizing these agreements, compliance and audit teams in the healthcare ...