EAMC and subsidary pay $6.6 million in toxicology lab scheme. Exposing Misconduct.

EAMC and subsidary pay $6.6 million in toxicology lab scheme

October 2, 2018

EAST ALABAMA – The East Alabama Medical Center and one of its subsidiary companies will now have to pay more than $6.6 million to the federal government after settling a kickback scheme.

According to a lawyer in the case, a whistleblower in the aperian toxicology lab came forward after noticing hundreds of drug test samples coming in from as far away as Michigan in exchange for incentives such as free equipment.

The suit also claims the lab used marketing companies to drive in doctor referrals — which is illegal according to the national anti-kickback statute.

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