On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (the “Notice”) containing a proposed rule (“Rule”) that would restrict employers from entering into and/or enforcing non-compete agreements... Read More
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As physician practices are in the midst of calculating and distributing 2022 year-end bonuses to physician employees and profits to owners, practices providing Designated Health Services ("DHS"), such as laboratory testing, diagnostic radiology... Read More
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Create a Pre- and Post-Acquisition Plan Pre-Acquisition Planning. If you are interested in having your practice purchased by a large organization, which will often be one that is supported by private equity, it is important to begin planning well... Read More
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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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A podiatric employment contract should ideally be drafted to protect both the employer and the employee. Needless to say, there's a lot more to consider in a podiatric employment contract than salary alone. In a new article published by Podiatry... Read More
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Earlier this week the Second Circuit affirmed a lower court’s holding which found that drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc.’s practice of providing copay assistance to Medicare beneficiaries violated the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute (“AKS”).... Read More
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The Department of Justice ("DOJ") indicted a North Carolina physician assistant last month on criminal charges in a genetic testing scheme that resulted in the submission of more than $10 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare. The indictment... 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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