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Manhattan U.S. Attorney Settles Civil Fraud Claims Against Medical Device Distributor For Selling Products Not Approved By The FDA

1 year ago in Medical Device Fraud

Distributor CareFusion Admits to Buying and Selling Unapproved Devices, Agrees to Pay $3.3 Million

Monday, May 13, 2019

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Jeffrey E. Shuren, M.D., director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”), announced today that the U.S. has settled civil fraud claims under the False Claims Act against CAREFUSION CORPORATION (“CAREFUSION”), a m…

What's the Strategy in the U.S. for Neovasc's Reducer?

5 months ago

Neovasc (Nasdaq: NVCN) is a medical device company primarily known for Reducer, which is a minimally invasive device that helps treat patients with refractory angina. The device has been approved in Europe

Traxx Medical Holdings LLC Bills Patient 94K for Monitoring Services

1 year ago in Medical Device Fraud

I have no idea if this is actually fraud in the legal sense but it is sad and an indictment on our healthcare system to bill a patient this much a year after surgery.

Service provider:Traxx Medical Holdings LLC, an Austin company that provides neuromonitoring during spinal surgery. Neuromonitoring uses electrical signals to detect when a surgeon is causing damage to nerves.

Total bill:$94,031 for neuromonitoring services. The bill was submitted to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, which covered…

Telemedicine Fraud

2 years ago in Medical Device Fraud

Here's an example of what these frauds do -

I have received dozens of calls concerning braces for pain in my back, shoulders, etc., none of which is true! On those calls where I actually talked to the callers, I told them exactly that and apparently I was ignored. They told me it will cost me absolutely nothing and Medicare will pay for everything. I again told them no, I don’t need them, nor do I want them. They told me they would send them anyway and they would be absolutely free and Medicare…

Medical Device Fraud News

2 years ago in Medical Device Fraud

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