Penalty- Medical Labs HDL and Singulex settle dispute under False Claims Act

April 12, 2015 7:32 PM

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Two clinical laboratories facing costs for unneeded testing as well as unfair trade practices under the False Claims Act have agreed to pay $48.5 million to settle the cases. The firms were additionally billed for supplying kickbacks to medical professionals for recommending patients for blood tests which were not needed in many of the instances.

Richmond, VA-based Health Diagnostics Laboratory Inc (HDL) has agreed to pay $47 million to resolve the disagreement. Alameda-based Singulex Inc. has actually accepted pay $1.5 million in greats but the company has actually denied any type of wrongdoing.

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