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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On October 15, 2021, the U.S. Attorneys’ Office for the District of Connecticut announced the sentencing of an unlicensed and unqualified individual posing as an applied behavioral analysis (commonly referred to as “ABA”) provider in... Read More
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Last month, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued a report that identified deficiencies in the ability of states to root out fraud, waste, and abuse in Medicaid mental health services... Read More
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Recently, a media organization obtained the medical records of 281,000 patients from an individual who hacked a telemedicine platform. The platform specifically catered to patients seeking Ivermectin and Hydroxychloroquine prescriptions. The hack... 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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Earlier this summer, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published the proposed Physician Fee Scheduled (“PFS”) for calendar year 2022, which included several proposed changes affecting telehealth and digital... Read More
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Earlier this week, the Department of Justice announced that a federal grand jury in New Jersey returned a superseding indictment charging Creaghan Harry, of Florida, for his alleged role in orchestrating an illegal kickback scheme that caused the... Read More
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On July 26, 2021, the eHealth Initiative submitted a letter to congressional leaders, signed by over 400 healthcare and technology organizations, urging Congress to permanently expand access to telehealth for Medicare beneficiaries. This is the... Read More
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