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Lincare pays $5.25M to resolve False Claims Act allegations
On August 17, 2018, the Department of Justice announced that 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. Lincare is one of the largest providers of oxygen and other respiratory therapy services to patients in the home with over 1,000 locations in the United States.
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