The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

Conviction in $9.5M Genetic Testing Healthcare Fraud Scheme

A Chicago physician licensed to practice in several states recently was convicted by a federal jury in Nashville, Tenn. in ...
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Lincare To Pay $29M to Settle Medicare Overbilling Healthcare Fraud Case

Florida-based Lincare Holdings has agreed to pay $29 million to settle allegations it overbilled Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans for ...
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DOJ Healthcare Fraud Crackdown on COVID-19 Testing Scam

In the midst of the ongoing battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, individuals and entities in the healthcare sector have found ...
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Florida Man Pleads Guilty in Multimillion-Dollar DME Medicare Kickback Case

An Orlando, Fla. man faces up to ten years behind bars for his role in a durable medical equipment (DME) ...
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Pennsylvania Lab Owner Sentenced to Prison in Illegal Kickback Scheme Involving Labs

The owner of two Pennsylvania testing labs in was sentenced to 18 months in prison, ordered to forfeit $9 million ...
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Brain Health Scan Company Founder Settles False Claims Act Whistleblower Lawsuit

The co-founder of a New York-based company that purported to provide brain health scans (EEGs) for early detection of cognitive ...
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Maryland MD Convicted in COVID-19 Fraud Case with Nationwide Ties

A Maryland doctor who was one of 18 people indicted in April 2022 as part of a nationwide crackdown on ...
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Laboratory Owner, Serial Entrepreneur Target of DOJ Complaint Alleging He Violated the False Claims Act

A man who dubbed himself a “serial entrepreneur” is the target of a complaint alleging he violated the False Claims ...
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Florida Brothers Plead Guilty to $67M Genetic Testing and DME Fraud Scheme

A pair of Florida brothers pleaded guilty for their parts in a healthcare fraud scheme that bilked the federal government ...
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SCOTUS Ruling Gives Government Broad Authority in Dismissing FCA Whistleblower Cases

If a whistleblower files a False Claims Act lawsuit can the government dismiss the action? Yes, so long as the ...
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