In this recent issue of Podiatry Management, Podiatrist Attorney Lawrence Kobak, DPM, JD discusses more bizarre podiatric legal cases. The cases include committing fraud, inaccurately filling out official documents, inappropriate behavior with a... Read More
Federal and State Fraud and Abuse Counseling | Healthcare | Healthcare Litigation | Healthcare Practice Compliance | Hospitals and Healthcare Systems

Frier Levitt Co-Founding Partner Daniel B. Frier recently summarized a variety of ways in which providers can become ensnarled in fraudulent schemes disguised as legitimate business models.  Since the publication of that article, a significant... Read More
Federal and State Fraud and Abuse Counseling | Healthcare | Hospitals and Healthcare Systems | In-house Counsel Legal Support Services | Professional Board Actions | Regulatory Compliance, including FDA, DEA and HIPAA | White Collar Criminal Defense & Government Investigations

On Wednesday, October 28, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (“CISA”) and the FBI announced an “increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers.” Preliminary news reports have identified... Read More
Healthcare | HIPAA Compliance | Hospitals and Healthcare Systems | Regulatory Compliance, including FDA, DEA and HIPAA

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, medical professionals were developing innovative ways to care for their patients, and the public health emergency only accelerated the need for, and growing interest in, alternatives to in-person medical office... Read More
All types of single and multi-specialty medical practice groups | Healthcare | Hospitals and Healthcare Systems | Medical Spas and Cosmetic Services

A Frier Levitt team comprised of Co-Chair of Healthcare John E. Morrone, Esq., and Senior Counsel Theresa M. DiGuglielmo, Esq., recently achieved an unprecedented “Self-Disclosure” settlement with the Department of Health and Human Services’... Read More
Hospital/Physician Negotiations and Joint Ventures | Hospitals and Healthcare Systems | Recent Results

The U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western District of Louisiana, recently announced that the owner and operator of the Monroe-based Specialty Drug Testing, LLC (“Specialty”) was indicted by a Federal grand jury for violating the Federal... Read More
Healthcare | Healthcare Law | Hospitals and Healthcare Systems | Laboratories | Medicare Audit Appeals

As Labor Day passes and school districts welcome back students to virtual and/or hybrid learning environments, parents are faced to consider childcare issues. In turn, employers are forced to evaluate their needs in connection with working parents... Read More
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