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United States of America v. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK


April 5, 2011

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA EX REL FAIR LABORATORY PRACTICES ASSOCIATES, PLAINTIFF,
v.
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED, REDACTED UNILAB CORPORATION, D/B/A QUEST DIAGNOSTICS, AND XYZ CORPORATIONS 1-100 DEFENDANTS,

The opinion of the court was delivered by: Robert P. Patterson, Jr., U.S.D.J.

OPINION AND ORDER

I.Introduction

On May 14, 2010, Plaintiff, Fair Laboratory Practices Associates ("Plaintiff", "FLPA" or "relators"), filed a Second Amended Complaint ("SAC") under seal in a qui tam action against Defendants Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, Unilab Corporation, d/b/a Quest Diagnostics, and XYZ Corporations 1-100 under the Federal False Claims Act ("FCA"), 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729-33 and the respective false claims acts of seventeen states and the District of Columbia.*fn1 Plaintiff alleges that Defendants violated the Federal Health Care Anti-Kickback Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1320a- 7b(b) ("Anti-Kickback Statute" or "AKS") in offering medical testing services for managed care patients at a substantial discount or below cost in order to receive referrals of Medicare and Medicaid patients that Defendants could bill directly.


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