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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…

Fraudulent Reimbursement Claims for Myoview

GE Healthcare Inc. paid the United States $30 million, plus interest, to settle allegations that a company it acquired in 2004, Amersham Health Inc., had violated the False Claims Act by causing Medicare to overpay for Myoview, a radiopharmaceutical used in certain cardiac diagnostic imaging procedures. The government alleged that Amersham Health provided false or misleading information to Medicare regarding the number of doses per vial of Myoview.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Justice
Contracting Party
Health and Human Services
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
12/29/2011
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
General Electric $30,000,000
Further Information Released
Complaint 2/29/2012
DOJ Press Release 2/29/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database