The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

Pharmacy Benefit Managers Target of Gov. DeSantis Proposal to Lower Drug Costs

Florida’s governor is taking aim at Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM). Earlier this month, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced legislation that he ...
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The U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Florida Nets $168M in Battling Fraud in FY 2022

The U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Florida collected $168,330,189 related to criminal and civil matters in the fiscal year ...
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DOJ Cracks Down on Neurostimulator Fraud

A Texas podiatrist who conspired to submit false claims for the placement of electro-acupuncture devices has agreed to pay $90,000 ...
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Genetic Testing Kickback Scheme Settled

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Ocenture LLC and its subsidiary, Carelumina LLC, agreed to pay $3 million to settle allegations that they paid ...
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Marketer Charged in $64M Kickback Scheme

A north Florida man recently was charged for his part in a $64 million scheme to pay illegal kickbacks involving ...
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OIG Expects to Recover $4B in Misspent Healthcare Funds

Efforts by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG) could result in the ...
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Surgeon Sentenced in Compound Medication Kickback Scheme

A Baltimore, Maryland doctor licensed in several states, will be spending the next three years behind bars for writing and ...
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Electronic Health Records Company Settles Civil False Claims Lawsuit for $45 Million

Modernizing Medicine Inc. (ModMed) has agreed to pay $45 million to resolve allegations it violated the False Claims Act (FCA). ...
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OIG to CMS: Use Compliance Audits to Create Better Oversight

Last month, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) published a report based on a series of 12 audits conducted during ...
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Moratorium on Behavioral Analysis Providers Lifted

A moratorium on behavioral analysis services in Miami-Dade and Broward counties imposed by the Agency for Healthcare Administration expired as ...
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