After the FBI raided the Medoc Health Services offices last year, the federal government is pursuing a lawsuit against the Dallas-based pharmacy services provider for false claims and kickbacks. The claim alleges that Medoc received around $2 million from North Texas pharmacies for sending prescriptions their way through affiliated physicians. Shawn Shinneman wrote about the original scandal after he was contacted by employees ready to describe the impropriety. You can read the most recent update over on D Magazine’s site. Check it out here.
If you’re an avid consumer of this website or of Dallas healthcare news, then you might remember the brief I wrote several months back about an FBI raid at Medoc Health Services, citing the Dallas Morning News. Since then, I spoke to former employees at the Dallas-based firm who detail what they say is a massive scheme in which Medoc acted as prescription manager on behalf of physicians grouped into the aforementioned businesses, to the detriment of their patients. As I wrote in my September column in D CEO, sources allege that the physicians involved gave Medoc a lot of… Full Story
Worth pointing this one out, in case you missed it in the Dallas Morning News on Thursday morning: Federal agents on Wednesday, the paper reports, raided Medoc Health Services, a company that says on its website that it does “healthcare management services” and employs more than 200 people across the country. The raid occurred at Medoc’s Dallas headquarters near Lyndon B Johnson Fwy and Webb Chapel Road. As the DMN dug up, Medoc has ties to several other companies in the building via Kevin Kuykendall and Mark Schneider. Kuykendall serves as Medoc’s CEO and Schneider founded the firm, according to their… Full Story