Delaware does have a state False Claims Act. Whistleblowers may file claims of fraud, waste or abuse affecting state government. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services rates Delaware’s FCA at least as strong as the federal FCA when it comes to Medicaid Fraud claims. If you have a whistleblower claim, please contact us so that a lawyer may advise you about your whistleblower rights under the state FCA as well as qui tam provisions of the federal False Claims Act.
Delaware Whistleblower and Qui Tam News
- CVS Agrees To Pay $4.25 Million To Settle Whistleblower’s Fraud Allegations
December 9, 2013 – lawsuit filed under the federal False Claims Act against CVS Caremark Corp. has resulted in a $4.25-million settlement to resolve a whistleblower’s allegations that the company knowingly defrauded federal and state Medicaid programs by failing to reimburse the taxpayer-funded programs for drug expenses that should have been paid by the private insurer. Under the terms of the agreement, the federal government will receive $2.31 million. Five states that joined the lawsuit, including Delaware.