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Medical Device Marketer Sued by Feds Over Alleged DOD Kickbacks

Feb. 23, 2021, 3:54 PM

Federal prosecutors say in a new Texas federal court complaint that medical device marketing company Marlin Medical Solutions LLC worked with pharmacies and doctors to violate the False Claims Act by engaging in a kickback scheme under which they billed a Department of Defense health program for pain creams and other treatments regardless of medical necessity.

The defendants allegedly defrauded TRICARE because they presented or caused to be presented claims for payment that were tainted from kickback incentive payments, according to the complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas on Monday.

Marlin allegedly paid...

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