Who should read this notice: All healthcare professionals, especially those utilizing telemedicine services Owners, operators and managers of laboratories and/or other testing and treatment facilities Pharmacies and other medical... Read More
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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., executives face a shareholder derivative suit (“Complaint”) alleging that executive officers and directors engaged in an unlawful copay reimbursement scheme for the purpose of subverting Medicare co-pay... Read More
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Recently, the Department of Justice announced a series of prosecutions against numerous individuals, including a physician, a telemedicine executive, marketers, and various laboratory and pharmacy owners. In sum, 14 defendants across seven federal... Read More
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The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut recently announced a civil settlement agreement with a behavioral healthcare organization that provides in-home family therapy and counseling in the greater Hartford area (the... Read More
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In this recent issue of Podiatry Management, Podiatrist Attorney Lawrence Kobak, DPM, JD discusses more bizarre podiatric legal cases. The cases include committing fraud, inaccurately filling out official documents, inappropriate behavior with a... Read More
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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
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The owners of several Missouri dental clinics were recently convicted for defrauding the government by submitting false claims to Medicaid and failing to pay payroll taxes. The owners, who are a married couple, operated three All About Smiles LLC... Read More
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