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Orthofix subpoena

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Orthofix International subsidiary Blackstone Medical receives a subpoena from the HHS Office of Inspector General "on or about" July 23, likely relating to compensation of physician consultants, the spinal device firm announces July 27. The subpoena seeks documents for the period Jan. 1, 2000 through July 31, 2006 under authority of federal health care fraud and false claims statutes. The orthopedic industry as a whole has been under federal scrutiny for physician relationships and product pricing for several years (1"The Gray Sheet" April 4, 2005, p. 3). Orthofix purchased spinal implant maker Blackstone for $333 million last year (2"The Gray Sheet" Aug. 14, 2006, p. 9)...
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