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December 18, 2017

Posted  January 2, 2018

Florida-based pharmacy Glades Drugs, Inc. agreed to pay $300,000 to settle allegations of violating the False Claims Act by waiving or failing to collect required copayments from Medicare and TRICARE beneficiaries. The allegations originated in a whistleblower lawsuit filed under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act by former Glades pharmacy technician Elvens Vertus. Vertus will receive a yet-to-be-determined whistleblower award from the proceeds of the government’s recovery. DOJ (SDFL)

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