A whistleblower suit under the federal False Claims Act against Omnicare, which sells drugs to nursing home and other long-term care facilities, alleging that it overcharged state Medicaid programs in Massachusetts and Michigan recently settled for $21 million.

Source: Business Week

The federal False Claims Act allows whistleblowers to file suits against companies that have defrauded or overcharged a federal agency or program.  Whistleblowers can receive 15 – 25% of the amount that the federal agency or program was over charged or defrauded. If you are a whistleblower knowledgeable about a federal agency or program being defrauded or overcharged, contact Lexington, Kentucky whistleblower lawyer Robert Abell at 859-254-7076.
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