United States Joins False Claims Act Lawsuit Against Arriva Medical LLC and Alere Inc.
The United States has intervened in a False Claims Act case alleging that Arriva Medical LLC (Arriva) and its parent Alere Inc. (Alere) submitted or caused false claims to the Medicare program for medically unnecessary glucometers and paid kickbacks to Medicare beneficiaries in the form of free glucometers and copayment waivers, the Justice Department announced today. Additionally, the government has informed the court that it is adding Ted Albin, a reimbursement consultant for Arriva, as an additional defendant in the action.
- Date:February 19, 2019
- Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
- Criminal and Civil Actions