On December 16, 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued a report analyzing nationwide trends in genetic tests for which payments were made under Medicare Part B. The OIG report follows a... Read More
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New Jersey’s Acting Attorney General, Andrew J. Bruck, recently announced the largest enforcement action against fifteen companies across several industries for their unlawful hiring practices in violation of New Jersey’s Opportunity to Compete... Read More
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On December 23, 2021, Frier Levitt filed suit on behalf of Osler Health IPA, LLC (“Osler”) against Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. d/b/a Horizon (“Horizon”), for allegedly materially breaching the Parties’ shared savings agreement. The... Read More
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The Department of Justice (“DOJ”), including its constituent Healthcare Strike Force Units and U.S. Attorney’s Offices around the country, continues to wage a campaign that shows no sign of slowing against laboratories, marketers and... Read More
Healthcare | Healthcare Law | Laboratories | Telehealth and Telemedicine | White Collar Defense and Government Investigation

For the first time since 2013, on November 8, 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) updated its Health Care Fraud Self-Disclosure Protocol (“SDP”). Originally published in 1998, the... Read More
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The Department of Justice recently announced that a compounding pharmacy owner was convicted, as part of his role in a telehealth “scheme” of 22 counts of: (i) mail fraud; (ii) conspiracy to commit health care fraud; and, (iii) introduction of a... Read More
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Last month, a Joint Stipulation of Dismissal was filed on behalf of a home health service provider and its affiliated entities settling a qui tam action for violations of the Federal False Claims Act ( “FCA”).  The defendants submitted claims... Read More
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