The closely-watched Kaiser Permanente consolidated False Claims Act (“FCA”) action, involving allegations of substantial Medicare Advantage risk adjustment fraud, has highlighted the dangers of a particular coding practice/policy known as... Read More
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Frier Levitt attorney Abdul J. Roberts and HealthCare Compliance Network’s Director of Coding and Billing Compliance Jim Tudor discuss recent trends in medical audits and what physicians can expect in their article in Urology Times, titled, “... Read More
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A Texas husband and wife dentist team recently reached an agreement with the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) to pay $3.1 Million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act (“FCA”) by defrauding the Texas... Read More
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As part of our firm’s commitment to staying abreast of COVID19-related issues affecting our clients, we are continuing to monitor financial relief program requirements and other important topics.  While applying for various forms of aid and... Read More
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Earlier this week, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued further guidance on “Eligibility Criteria and Requirements” for borrowers in connection with loans made under the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”).... Read More
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On Monday April 6, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced details of its COVID-19 Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program (SBEALP.) The SBEALP allows a New Jersey business with annual revenues up to $5 million that... Read More
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On April 1, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order 112, authorizing the Director of Consumer Affairs (“Director”) to reactivate the licenses of recently retired health care professionals temporarily.  The Executive Order applies to... Read More
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