The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

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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Doctor Charged in COVID-19 Healthcare Fraud Action Indicted in Kickback Scheme

A New York doctor has been charged in a superseding indictment in connection with an alleged genetic cancer screening and ...
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Healthcare-Related False Claims Act Settlements Reach $1.8 Billion in FY 2023

The False Claims Act (FCA), the federal government’s primary tool for civil enforcement, is resulting in record returns. The U.S. ...
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Investigators Looking into $2B Catheter Fraud Involving Medicare Patients

Seven companies allegedly operating out of Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky, New York and Texas are the target of a $2 billion ...
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