The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

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Group Home Owners Convicted in $1M Fraud Scheme

A Texas couple who owned and operated group homes recently was found guilty of perpetrating a $1 million dollar scheme ...
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HRSA Reopens Provider Relief Reporting

Physicians who accepted federal COVID-19 relief funds but failed to meet the Period 1 Provider Relief Fund reporting requirements now ...
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States Benefit from Multimillion-Dollar FCA Urine Test Lab Settlement

Several states are now benefiting from a multimillion-dollar settlement agreement signed late last year by a Nevada clinical lab and ...
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OIG Gives Okay to Cost-Sharing Subsidy in Clinical Trial

A company that makes a medical device that uses a patient’s cells to treat ischemic systolic heart failure – a ...
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Florida Law Expands Use of Peer Specialists to Address Behavioral Health Shortage

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill into law that changes how Florida deals with the care of mental ...
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OIG Advisory Opinion Okays Treatment-based Patient Incentives

A digital health company that uses smartphone and smart debit card technology to operate an incentive program for patients with ...
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Here’s What’s Being Done to Increase Access to Telehealth

Last month, a new piece of bipartisan legislation that would extend certain telehealth services covered by Medicare and evaluate the ...
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Genetic Testing and DME Fraud Crackdown Nets a Dozen South Floridians

Healthcare fraud involving genetic testing and durable medical equipment (DME) have become a focus for federal investigators in recent years ...
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Florida-based Consultant Resolves FCA Allegations

Ted Albin and his firm, Grapevine Billing and Consulting Services Inc., recently agreed to pay $50,000 to settle allegations they ...
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Sober Home Initiative Results in Second Conviction

A U.S. Justice Department investigation of kickback schemes targeted at substance abuse treatment facilities dubbed the “Sober Homes initiative” recently ...
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