The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

Woman Sentenced for Healthcare Fraud Has Sentence Commuted

A Hialeah woman who was sentenced to 35 years in prison for her role in a multimillion-dollar healthcare fraud case ...
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Tenet Settles Yet Another FCA claim

Tenet Healthcare Corporation has agreed to settle yet another False Claims Act lawsuit. The healthcare giant is no stranger to ...
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Prosecutors Target “Drug Dealers in Lab Coats”

The first few weeks of the new year have seen a high number of healthcare professionals who have pleaded guilty, ...
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OIG Gives Drug Manufacturer Green Light to Cover Patient Expenses

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) in a Jan. 21 Advisory Opinion (No. 20-02) approved an agreement under which a ...
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Federal Health IT Officials Outline Five-Year Plan

The Department of Health and Human Services, led by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), ...
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OIG Issues Advisory Opinion on Hospital Training Facility

On January 13, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) posted an advisory opinion in which it approved a hospital’s request ...
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DOJ Recovers $2.6B in Healthcare Fraud Settlements, Judgments in 2019

The federal government said it was making healthcare fraud a priority, and from the numbers just released by the U.S. ...
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Pharma Giant to Pay $54M to Settle Whistleblower Complaint

Teva Pharmaceuticals earlier this month agreed to pay $54 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit brought against it by two ...
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Proposed Controlled Substance Legislation Aimed at Pharmacies

A group of bipartisan lawmakers is looking to add more ammunition to existing laws designed to identify, report and prevent ...
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OCR Cracking Down on Providers Who Violate HIPAA’s Right of Access Requirement

HIPAA Privacy Rule’s right of access requires healthcare providers to give patients access to their health records upon request and ...
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