Get rich quick schemes often result in legal troubles and have been a trend amongst the healthcare industry for several years. Foot bath schemes are one of many forms of healthcare fraud that have been under increased investigation recently. In a... Read More
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Last week, the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that a Georgia marketer pled guilty for his role in a conspiracy to violate the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute and commit health care fraud. The marketer was charged with taking... Read More
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The closely-watched Kaiser Permanente consolidated False Claims Act (“FCA”) action, involving allegations of substantial Medicare Advantage risk adjustment fraud, has highlighted the dangers of a particular coding practice/policy known as... Read More
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Last week, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced that an orthopedic surgeon had been indicted by a federal grand jury due to his alleged involvement in a $10 million fraudulent healthcare scheme. According to the DOJ, the surgeon... Read More
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The government increasingly has its sights set on various healthcare frauds that result in major financial losses to its healthcare programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, and TRICARE. Recently, the expanded enforcement efforts have included the foot... Read More
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In its ongoing effort to combat healthcare fraud, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) arrested and charged a New York orthopedic surgeon for allegedly submitting approximately $10 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare on April 21, 2022. These... Read More
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) recently announced a clawback of funds disbursed by Health Resources and Services Administration (“HRSA”) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act.... Read More
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On April 20, 2022, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced criminal charges against twenty-one (21) defendants in nine federal courts across the country for their roles in Coronavirus-related healthcare fraud schemes that resulted in more than... Read More
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On November 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (“OIG”), published an Advisory Opinion (AO# 21-15) regarding a proposal to employ a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (“CRNA”), on a... Read More
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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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