Medical Supplier Pays $9.3M For Taking Kickbacks From Medical Device Makers

(May 2, 2016, 11:17 AM EDT) -- BOSTON — Medical supplier Byram Healthcare Centers Inc. has agreed to pay $9.3 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that it received kickbacks from manufacturers Coloplast Corp. and Safe N Simple LLC in exchange for conducting promotional campaigns and referring patients, the U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts announced April 29 (United States of America, ex rel. Kimberly Herman, et al. v. Coloplast A/S, et al., No. 11-12131, D. Mass.).

In a press release, the federal prosecutor’s office said that in 2012 and 2013,...
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