The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

Two Bills Go Into Law July 1 That Impact Home Health and Access to Healthcare Cost Information

Earlier this month, Florida Gov. Ron Desantis signed bills into law designed to help patients in need of home health ...
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Cooperation With Feds Can Pay Off When Facing False Claims Act Allegations

Jacksonville-based Baptist Health System has agreed to pay $1.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act ...
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Healthcare Organizations Speak Out on FTC Non-Compete Ban

Last month, the Federal Trade Commission voted to ban non-compete agreements for workers in for-profit companies. The move upends non-compete ...
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Physical Therapist Assistant Convicted in $2.6 Million Healthcare Fraud Scam

A physical therapist assistant in Hialeah will be sentenced this month for her role in a $2.6 million healthcare fraud ...
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compound pharmacy fraud

Lying to Federal Investigators Gets Compounding Pharmacy CEO Prison Time in Healthcare Kickback Scheme

A 71-year-old Palm Beach Gardens man who escaped prison in 2019 after resolving a lawsuit alleging that he and others ...
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Hospice Fraud

Hospice Owner and Biller Sentenced for Roles in Hospice Fraud ­and Medicare Fraud Scheme

The owner of two California-based hospice companies and his biller/consultant have been sentenced to one year and a day in ...
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New Whistleblower Rewards Policy Offers Incentives to Report Misconduct

“If your company has had a recent brush with the law, now is the time to invest — and reinvest ...
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Lab Owners to Pay $13.6M in False Claims Act Whistleblower Case

A Missouri laboratory and its three owners have been ordered to pay more than $13.6 million to settle charges they ...
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Former Nurse Practitioner Faces Prison, Stiff Financial Penalty in Case Involving Medicare Kickbacks

A former Georgia nurse practitioner, who with her husband owned two telemedicine and two durable medical equipment companies (DME), faces ...
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Sleep Clinic Owner’s Nightmare: Sentenced to Prison for Medicare Fraud

The former owner of a Fresno, Calif. sleep clinic who faced up to 12 years behind bars for his part ...
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