Greece’s Health Minister Thanos Plevris announced plans to sue Novartis over what he alleges are illegal practices. The scandal has been playing out for several years, with Novartis alleged to have paid Greek public officials and health care providers to increase prescriptions for the company’s drugs and maintain higher prices.

Federal authorities charged 10 former National Football League players for allegedly defrauding a healthcare program of more than $3.4 million by filing false claims for expensive medical equipment.

The owner of a telemarketing company implicated in the largest component of a $1.2 billion Medicare fraud involving the supply of medically unnecessary orthotic braces pleaded guilty to criminal charges, the U.S. Department of Justice said.