With the onset of the pandemic and the flood of claims submitted by providers to government payors in connection with it – such as claims for COVID testing or upwardly (risk) adjusted PMPM capitation payments – comes substantial risk for the... Read More
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In what may be the first of many lawsuits, a New Mexico county prison guard has filed a lawsuit challenging a directive requiring all first responders to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of continued employment. The lawsuit is particularly... Read More
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The specialty pharmacy space has proven to be a rewarding investment for private equity, as specialty medications typically lead the pharmacy trend cost curve, which will only continue as more than 60 new specialty medications expected to receive... Read More
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The pandemic took a toll on nursing homes and long-term care facilities.  The industry is being subjected to heighten scrutiny after the COVID-19 pandemic exposed, among other things, some of the problems with long-term care resources.  News... Read More
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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued emergency use authorization for three vaccines to protect against COVID-19.  While these long-awaited vaccines have provided tremendous hope for the nation in looking for a pathway out of the pandemic,... Read More
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by Guillermo Beades, Esq. of Frier Levitt, LLC, Wiks Moffat, CHC, of HealthCare Compliance Network, LLC, and Jim Tudor, PCA, CPC, of HealthCare Compliance Network, LLC When the COVID-19 pandemic reached our shores, it instantly changed the way we... Read More
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In 2019, Frier Levitt reported a new dispensing limitation CVS Caremark (“Caremark”) introduced in its retail networks that took effect on January 1, 2020. Specifically, Caremark issued an “Aberrant Product List” that identified... Read More
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