Electronic Health Records Vendor to Pay $155 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations
One of the nation's largest vendors of electronic health records software, eClinicalWorks (ECW), and certain of its employees will pay a total of $155 million to resolve a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that ECW misrepresented the capabilities of its software, the Justice Department announced. The settlement also resolves allegations that ECW paid kickbacks to certain customers in exchange for promoting its product. ECW is headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts.
- Date:May 31, 2017
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions