Durable Medical Equipment Provider Lincare Pays $5.25 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
Lincare, Inc., has paid $5.25 million to resolve allegations that it violated the federal False Claims Act and the Anti-Kickback Statute by offering illegal price reductions to Medicare beneficiaries, U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft announced today. Headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, Lincare is one of the nation's largest providers of oxygen and other respiratory therapy services to patients in the home, with approximately 1,000 locations across the United States.
- Date:August 16, 2018
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions