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DOJ: Alere Unit Billed Medicare For Diabetic Testing Supplies For The Dead

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Alere Medical and its now-defunct subsidiary Arriva Medical will pay the US government $160m to settle allegations that they violated the False Claims Act. It’s the second settlement that Alere has entered into with the Department of Justice in recent weeks.

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