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What Kmart’s Settlement Says About Health Care Fraud

By CHARLES SILVER and DAVID A. HYMAN Perhaps because its size was so small—“only” $59 million—the press paid little attention to Kmart’s recent settlement of False Claims Act (FCA) litigation in which it was accused of overcharging Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, and private insurers for generic drugs. Kmart allegedly sold these drugs to cash-paying customers at
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