Frier Levitt’s Co-Chair of Healthcare John E. Morrone, Esq. recently contributed to a Hospital Peer Review article titled “Assess Quality and Compliance as Telehealth Use Expands”.  In the article, he discusses the quality standards, metrics... 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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On April 9th, 2019, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG) and Department of Justice (DOJ) announced one of the largest health care fraud schemes involving several telemedicine companies, dozens of... Read More
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On August 20, 2020, Humana Pharmacy Solutions, Inc. (“Humana”) filed a lawsuit alleging, among other things, violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) against a Florida-based company, Quivvy Tech Corp.,... Read More
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On Monday, August 3, 2020, President Trump signed an Executive Order that is intended to permanently expand the access to and availability of telehealth services. The executive order requires that within 60 days, the Secretary of the Department of... Read More
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Earlier this month, the Congressional Telehealth Caucus introduced the Protecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2020 (“Act”). This bipartisan bill will continue the current, temporary expanded use of telehealth beyond the COVID-19... Read More
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U.S. Attorneys in the Southern District of Georgia recently charged the operator of a durable medical equipment company with conspiring to pay kickbacks to physicians in exchange for obtaining DME orders. This action reaffirms the Department of... Read More
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In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare providers are searching for ways to monitor and treat patients while limiting exposure to the infection and minimizing its spread to the most vulnerable populations. One way that healthcare providers... Read More
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