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Use of Misbranded Drugs Results in 5 Year Sentence for Oncologist

Posted on Health Care Law News, White Collar News August 8, 2017 by Robert Nicholson

In a recent example of prosecutions of physicians for using adulterated or misbranded drugs and devices, a Tampa area oncologist was sentenced on August 7, 2017 to almost 6 years in prison for using unapproved, foreign-sourced chemotherapy drugs.  According to the Indictment, Dr. Norbergs ordered the drugs from foreign, unlicensed distributors for use in her Read more →

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Fraud Case Dismissed Against Client of the Firm

Posted on Firm News August 4, 2017 by Robert Nicholson

A federal civil fraud case filed against a medical services provider client of the Firm has been dismissed by the plaintiff after the Firm provided the plaintiff with a detailed demand letter setting forth the deficiencies in the plaintiff’s case.  The Firm also put the plaintiff on notice of the Firm’s intent to seek its defense fees if the Read more →

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Department of Justice Follows Through on Threat of Individual Prosecution

Posted on Health Care Law News, White Collar News November 1, 2015 by author

Only weeks after Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates announced that the government was going to take a harder line against individuals in corporate fraud cases, the government has charged the former CEO of Warner Chilcott. Carl Reichel was arrested in connection with a health care fraud, false claims and kickback investigation that has also lead Read more →

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CMS Proposes Additional Fraud Fighting Measures Affecting Medicare Enrollment

Posted on Health Care Law News April 30, 2013 by author

On April 29, 2013, CMS issued a proposed rule that contains a number of measures designed to help curb Medicare fraud, waste, and abuse.  More specifically, the proposed rule would: Increase rewards paid to Medicare beneficiaries and others under the “Incentive Reward Program” whose tips about fraud lead to the recovery of funds; Allow CMS Read more →

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