Amedisys Inc., one of the largest U.S. home-nursing providers, will pay $150 million to settle claims that it falsely billed Medicare, just as the health-care overhaul is threatening revenue from the insurance program for the elderly.
Samsung Electronics Co. said $38.4 million is the “hypothetical” amount it owes if a jury finds the Galaxy maker infringed Apple Inc.’s smartphone technology, not the $2.19 billion the iPhone maker seeks.
Democrats are exploring a new attack line against the Koch brothers and Republican allies, telling voters the billionaire energy executives want to let home flood insurance premiums soar to help corporate America.
Charles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers who run Wichita, Kansas-based Koch Industries Inc., added $1.3 billion to their collective fortune yesterday on reports that U.S. industrial production gained more than forecast. The surge elevated their net worth to more than $100 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.