Blog - Monthly archives: November 2023

Nicholson & Eastin Successfully Defends RN Associated With Nursing School Scam and Accused of Obtaining License by Fraud

Posted on Firm News, Fraud Investigation, Professional Licensure Investigations November 21, 2023 by Parker Eastin

The Firm successfully defended the license of a Florida registered nurse wrongfully accused of obtaining her nursing license by fraud. The RN was one of many victims of a scam carried out by a criminal syndicate currently being prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice that involved alleged fraudulent nursing school transcripts and diplomas. The Read more →

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HHS OIG Releases New Compliance Program Guidance

Posted on Health Care Law News November 17, 2023 by Parker Eastin

On November 6, 2023, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) published a revised guide for health care compliance as part of its modernization initiative announced earlier this year. This General Compliance Program Guidance (GCPG) document is the first CPG issued since September 2008. OIG has also announced Read more →

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Understanding the Implications of the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute and its Florida Counterpart, the Patient Brokering Act

Posted on Health Care Law News November 16, 2023 by Erin Ferber

As a healthcare professional, it is crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) and its Florida counterpart, the Patient Brokering Act (PBA). Violations of these statutes can result in severe consequences, including fines, imprisonment, exclusion from federal health care programs, and negative professional licensure implications. At Nicholson & Eastin, LLP, Read more →

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