Daniel Ferrante

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Providers Beware: Ensure That Diagnostic Tests are Medically Necessary!

A fundamental principle of providing healthcare services to Medicare beneficiaries is that the services must be “medically necessary,” which means ...
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Eleventh Circuit Upholds Convictions for Patient Recruiter in Home Health Kickback Conspiracy

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld convictions for a South Florida patient recruiter for conspiring to defraud the ...
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Labs Beware: Testing and Billing Every Specimen May Result in a False Claims Lawsuit

Recently, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut, announced an $845 million settlement for a False Claims with ...
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Genetic Testing Laboratory Settles Federal Civil False Claims Act Lawsuit Alleging Kickbacks for $2.5 Million

On January 11, 2021, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Wisconsin announced a $2.5 million dollar settlement ...
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Vaccinations Roll Out for Florida Assisted Living Facilities

This week, Florida Assisted Living Facilities’ (ALFs) residents and staff began receiving the COVID-19 vaccinations as part of Florida’s partnership ...
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Substance Abuse Treatment Provider in New York Settles Federal Fraud Lawsuit for $6 Million

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York recently announced a $6 million settlement with a substance ...
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Supreme Court Rules Against Pharmacy Benefit Managers, Scoring a Win for Independent Pharmacies

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled against Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs), scoring a win for smaller, independent pharmacies. The opinion ...
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