Pharmacies often undergo changes to their businesses and operations, primarily to adapt to the changing landscape of providing pharmacy services. These changes are the natural evolution of a business over time.  However, in undergoing these... Read More
Blogs & Articles | Community, Retail Pharmacies | Defending Pharmacies in PBM Audits | Life Sciences | Payor Network Access and Defense of Network Terminations | Recent Results

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

On April 9th, 2019, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG) and Department of Justice (DOJ) announced one of the largest health care fraud schemes involving several telemedicine companies, dozens of... Read More
Healthcare | Healthcare Law | Telehealth and Telemedicine

You may have heard the phrase "CMS investigation." Unlike a CMS audit, which is administrative in nature, a CMS investigation usually connotes a federal criminal investigation of suspected health care fraud. A CMS investigation will likely be... Read More
Federal and State Fraud and Abuse Counseling | Healthcare | White Collar Criminal Defense & Government Investigations

Frier Levitt has been on the front-line when it comes to defending and scrutinizing audits conducted by Pharmacy Benefit Managers (“PBMs”) of independent pharmacies. Throughout our challenges against PBMs, we have uncovered and reported... Read More
Blogs & Articles | Community, Retail Pharmacies | Defending Pharmacies in PBM Audits | Life Sciences

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