As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act, the United States Small Business Administration (“SBA”) created the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) that helped businesses keep their workforces employed... Read More
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During the 2021 fiscal year, The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recovered $5.6 billion in civil settlements and judgments involving fraud and violations of the False Claims Act; a record-breaking $5 billion of this recovery was derived from... Read More
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The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) recently established the Elder Justice Initiative (“EJI”), which directs Government efforts to combat elder abuse, neglect, and financial fraud. The EJI seeks to address several schemes affecting older... Read More
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On October 14, 2021, Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General Maura Healey announced the $25 million dollar settlement of claims alleging violations of the Massachusetts False Claims Act by a private equity firm and executives in connection with... Read More
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Earlier this summer, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published the proposed Physician Fee Scheduled (“PFS”) for calendar year 2022, which included several proposed changes affecting telehealth and digital... Read More
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Over the course of the past year, elected officials, regulators, and other stakeholders have expressed heightened interest and focus on private equity investment in healthcare. With such increased awareness in the media, coupled with primarily... Read More
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States throughout the US have passed a variety of laws to prevent what is known as the “corporate practice of medicine” (“CPOM”).The purpose of these laws is to ensure that physicians retain full and autonomous clinical decision-making... Read More
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Increasing complexities in the pharmaceutical supply chain have led to challenges in the purchase and distribution of pharmaceutical products directly to medical practices. While the traditional role of MSOs is centralization of administrative and... Read More
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Frier Levitt’s Heathcare Attorneys Theresa M. DiGulielmo, Esq., and Brandon S. Zarsky, Esq., Author Article for Medical Economics on what physicians need to know before opening a medispa.   According to a recent study , the global... Read More
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