Federal Prosecutors Get Guilty Pleas from Three Clinical Laboratory Executives in Two Different Anti-Kickback Cases, One in New Jersey and one in North Carolina

Former executives at two different clinical laboratories pleaded guilty in two separate cases of fraud, but physicians who accepted illegal payments have yet to be named or charged

Three former executives at two clinical laboratory companies pleaded guilty recently in two separate cases of fraud brought by U.S. district attorneys in New Jersey and North Carolina.

It remains uncommon for federal prosecutors to take aggressive enforcement action against medical laboratories and pathology companies that openly engage in sales and marketing practices that most medical laboratory professionals consider in violation of federal and state laws. (more…)