Month: December 2017

Clinic owner and UPS driver indicted in bogus sleep study scheme that bilked employee health care programs at UPS and Costco

LOS ANGELES – The owner a Studio City clinic and a driver for United Parcel Service have been indicted on health care fraud charges related to unnecessary – and sometimes never-performed – sleep studies that resulted in more than $11 million in bills being submitted to health care benefit programs, primarily for employees of UPS and Costco.

Attorney General Becerra, 49 Other Attorneys General Announce $13.5 Million Settlement with Pharmaceutical Company Boehringer Ingelheim

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced a $13.5 million multistate settlement with pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) for its deceptive and misleading representation and off-label marketing of its prescription drugs. California will receive $857,000. The settlement resolves allegations that BIPI misled the public about the uses and efficacy of prescription drugs, including Micardis, Aggrenox, Atrovent, and Combivent.

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