DALLAS – Primex Clinical Laboratories, LLC has agreed to pay $3,500,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks in exchange for laboratory referrals for patient pharmacogenetic testing.  In a related settlement, Mitch Edland, the Chief Executive Officer and owner of DNA Stat, LLC, has agreed to pay $270,000 to resolve…

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DALLAS — Wilbert James Veasey, Jr., 65, of Dallas, was sentenced this morning in federal court in Dallas on a health care fraud conspiracy conviction, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas. Veasey was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay to 210 months in federal prison and order to…

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DALLAS — A Dallas woman who stole the identity of a registered nurse and used that identity to work at several Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area hospice companies, where she saw and purportedly treated 243 hospice patients, was sentenced this morning, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas. Jada Necole Antoine, 34,…

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USDOJ: US Attorney’s Office – Northern District of Texas North Texas Defendants Owned and Operated Home Health Companies DALLAS – Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell announced today a nationwide sweep led by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force in 17 districts, resulting in charges…

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A physician who ran a medical house call service business in Dallas, and an employee of that business were arrested this morning on charges related to their alleged participation in a $5.2 million health care fraud scheme. Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attorney John R. Parker…

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