The National Cancer Institute (NCI), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), selected four academic institutions to award $23 million to establish centers of excellence to research delivery of cancer-related care through telehealth. The... Read More
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Recently, the State of New Jersey, Office of the Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs (“DCA”) has issued a “SCAM ALERT” with the following, warning all licensed professionals that: “Individuals impersonating New Jersey Division... Read More
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On June 29, 2022, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced the formation of the New England Prescription Opioid (NEPO) Strike Force. This strike force will investigate and vigorously prosecute healthcare providers involved in healthcare fraud... Read More
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Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that to secure convictions under the federal Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) for excessive prescribing of controlled substances, including opioids, prosecutors must prove beyond a reasonable... Read More
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On May 9, 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a Final Rule (Final Rule) entitled, “Contract Year 2023 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs.” ... Read More
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As previously reported, Frier Levitt filed suit against the New York Department of Health and the New York State Department of Education on behalf of an independent New York oncology practice in an effort to nullify the State’s new and legally... Read More
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Last week, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced that an orthopedic surgeon had been indicted by a federal grand jury due to his alleged involvement in a $10 million fraudulent healthcare scheme. According to the DOJ, the surgeon... Read More
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The government increasingly has its sights set on various healthcare frauds that result in major financial losses to its healthcare programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE. Recently, the expanded enforcement efforts have included the foot... Read More
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The opioid epidemic has plagued the U.S. for the better part of two decades, leading to catastrophic numbers of opioid addiction and overdose-related deaths.  In response, lawmakers, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations have taken swift... Read More
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) recently announced a clawback of funds disbursed by Health Resources and Services Administration (“HRSA”) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act.... Read More
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