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Psychotherapy Services Provider Nabbed for False Claims Submitted to Medicaid and Medicare

Georgia AG Chris Carr and the U.S. Department of Justice reached a settlement with psychotherapy services provider Carenow Services, LLC and its chief operating officer (collectively “Carenow”) to resolve allegations that Carenow improperly billed Medicaid and Medicare for psychotherapy services in violation of the federal False Claims Act and the Georgia Taxpayer Protection False Claims Act.

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Medical Device Company Settles with Seven States Over Alleged Kickbacks and False Claims

Medical device company Medicrea USA, Inc. and its corporate parent Medicrea International (collectively, “Medicrea”) settled with California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, New York, and Texas, and the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”), over allegations that it paid kickbacks to physicians in violation of the federal Open Payment Program, Anti-Kickback Statute, and state false claims…

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Recent AG Moves: New AG Takes Office in Alaska; New Leader Elected by RAGA

The Alaska legislature confirmed Mike Dunleavy’s nominee for Alaska AG, Treg Taylor, by a vote of 35-24. AG Taylor previously served as Deputy AG in charge of the civil division at the Alaska Department of Law, and has worked as in-house counsel to various Alaska businesses and as a commercial litigator at an Anchorage law…

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AG Races Grow Clearer in Georgia, Virginia

Incumbent Georgia AG, Republican Chris Carr, announced his bid for reelection to the AG’s office, seeking his second election win after being appointed to the AG’s office in 2016 and winning the office in 2018. As previously reported, two candidates have already entered the race for the Democratic nomination, including private-practice attorney Charlie Bailey, who…

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