The Federal Anti-Kickback Statute (the “AKS”) prohibits the payment or receipt of remuneration to induce or reward referrals of items or services reimbursable by a federal health care program (including, but not limited to, Medicare and... Read More
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In part one of this article series, Frier Levitt dissected the May 9, 2022, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Final Rule (Final Rule) entitled, “Contract Year 2023 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage and Medicare... Read More
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Two practices in Connecticut recently settled large six-figure lawsuits with federal and state agencies resolving allegations of improperly employing an individual who was excluded from all federal healthcare programs. In both instances, the... Read More
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Recent CMS agency rulemaking has essentially eliminated pharmacy Direct and Indirect Remuneration (DIR) fees beginning in Plan Year 2024.  Providers “in the know,” however, are not cheering.  Our more technical article on the rulemaking is... Read More
340B Covered Entity and Contract Pharmacy Regulatory and Contract Support | Administrative and Insurance Defense Law | Antitrust Tools Available to Combat PBM Abuse of Pharmacies | Articles | Healthcare Law | Life Sciences

Frier Levitt Podiatrist-Attorney Lawrence Kobak, DPM, JD shares a must read Medical-Legal Checklist for 2021 in the latest issue of Podiatry Management. He encourages practitioners to start the year off right by reviewing things such as office... Read More
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On December 9th, a four-judge panel in the Appellate Court in New York's Second Department unanimously ruled that the MLMIC Buyout Proceeds from the sale and demutualization of the State's largest medical malpractice insurer, the Medical Liability... Read More
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