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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

U.S. ex rel. Jerdee, et al. v. TriWest Healthcare Alliance (TRICARE False Claims)

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Corporation, a contractor to TRICARE Management Activity, agreed to pay $10 million to resolve civil False Claims Act allegations. The settlement resolved allegations that, between 2004 and 2010, TriWest overbilled the government by failing to give the TRICARE program the benefit of negotiated discounts with service providers under letters of agreement (LOAs).

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Defense – General
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
9/9/2011
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Triwest Healthcare Alliance Company $10,000,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 9/15/2011

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