December 18, 2017 / 9:50 PM / 2 years ago

Boston Scientific loses bid to toss whistleblowers' billing claims

A federal judge has rejected a Boston Scientific Corp unit’s bid to dismiss part of a lawsuit alleging it submitted false claims to Medicare for replacement parts for an implantable spinal cord stimulator used to treat chronic pain.

U.S. District Judge John Vazquez in Newark, New Jersey on Friday rejected Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corp’s contention that the evidence in the case supported dismissing claims in the lawsuit that it violated the False Claims Act.

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