The Department of Justice recently announced that Robin Darnell, referred to as “Nurse Robin,” has pled guilty to one count of conspiracy as part of her role in a telehealth kickback scheme. According to the Department, the plea agreement may... Read More
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On May 4, 2021, the Department of Justice announced that Incyte Corporation has agreed to pay $12.6 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks through a non-profit organization. The Department alleged... Read More
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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently published the long-awaited new rules related to the Anti-Kickback Statute, Civil Monetary Penalties Law, and the Stark Law (collectively, the “Final Rules”). The Final Rules are part of... Read More
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On September 30, 2020, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced a nationwide healthcare fraud and opioid takedown resulting in charges against more than 100 physicians for over $4.5 billion in losses connected to allegedly fraudulent... Read More
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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
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound – and oftentimes chilling – effect on industries and agencies across the board. Law enforcement has likewise been affected. Specifically, social distancing mandates, coupled with staffing deductions and... Read More
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Value Based Care is the future of the United States healthcare system and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the US Department of Health and Human Services is in full agreement. The OIG recently issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that... Read More
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