settlement en Vermont and New Hampshire to Get Part of $550,000 Hospital Settlement <p>The U.S. Attorney&#39;s office in Vermont says Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will pay more than $550,000 to settle allegations it improperly billed various federal health programs.<br /><br />Federal health programs such as Medicare and Medicaid recovered over $500,000. More than $21,000 will go to the state of Vermont and more than $8,000 will go to the state of New Hampshire.<br /> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:55:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 43543 at NY State to Get $146M in Drug Settlement <p>New York stands to receive $146 million in the national settlement with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline, which has agreed to pay $3 billion overall to settle federal and state complaints related to marketing and pricing of its drugs. WAMC&#39;s Dave Lucas reports...</p><p>New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the record recovery will go to the state&#39;s Medicaid program.</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 10:46:18 +0000 Dave Lucas 42351 at NY State to Get $146M in Drug Settlement Hedge Fund Manager to Pay $405M to Madoff Victims <p>New York&#39;s attorney general says he has secured a civil settlement in which hedge fund manager J. Ezra Merkin will reimburse clients with $405 million lost in Bernard Madoff&#39;s historic investment scam.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Sunday that the clients will be paid over three years and New York state will get $5 million to cover the cost of the settlement.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 11:32:40 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 41739 at Hedge Fund Manager to Pay $405M to Madoff Victims VT Judge Orders Company to Pay $2M Fine <p>A Vermont judge has ordered a Texas debt settlement company to pay a fine of $2 million in a consumer fraud case.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports...</p><p>Credit Solutions of America also must pay full refunds to 207 Vermonters totaling about $350,000.</p><p>The Vermont attorney general&#39;s office had sued both CSA of Dallas and its owner, Doug Van Arsdale, in July 2010, accusing them of using unsubstantiated claims that people can reduce their debt &quot;in 60 seconds&quot; to advertise its services.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:23:45 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 36025 at VT Judge Orders Company to Pay $2M Fine