Cordant Health Solutions, which provides healthcare testing and monitoring nationwide, have agreed to pay $845,108 to federal and state governments as part of a civil settlement agreement. The Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Connecticut Office of the Attorney General alleged that Cordant violated the False Claims Act by ordering medically unnecessary tests for residential monitoring purposes for one of its clients, a behavioral health residential treatment center. Learn more about this case from the Department of Justice.
CITI Program’s False Claims Act Course
This course provides critical training to individuals in research organizations on the FCA and Civil Monetary Penalties Law (CMPL). It begins with the purpose of the laws, explains when liability attaches, discusses the consequences and potential penalties if a violation occurs, and provides examples of recent FCA settlements between research organizations and the U.S. federal government.