The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

DME Company Owner Sentenced to Seven Years in Fraud Case

The owner of a durable medical equipment (DME) company in Fort Myers was sentenced to more than seven years in ...
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Biotech Executive Convicted in Multimillion-Dollar Testing Scheme

A California biotech executive recently was convicted in connection with a $77 million scheme involving false and fraudulent claims for ...
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Texas MD Faces Significant Prison Time for TRICARE Fraud

A Texas physician faces significant time behind bars after being convicted of engaging in a scheme to fraudulently bill TRICARE, ...
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Feds Hot on the Trail of PPP Fraud

On August 19, a Kansas chiropractor was convicted on multiple charges for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan fraud. According to ...
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American Senior Communities Settles for $5.5 Million in FCA Case

Thanks to the work of a whistleblower, the U.S. Department of Justice recently settled with an Indiana-based skilled nursing and ...
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Healthcare Fraud Roundup

Medical Clinic Fraud The owner of a Miami-based medical clinic was recently sentenced to 60 months in prison for directing ...
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OIG Report: CMS Fails to Collect Millions in Overpayments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) failed to collect a large portion of Medicare overpayments identified over a two-year ...
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Practitioner Beware: OIG Issues Telemedicine Fraud Alert

The increasing number of fraudulent schemes involving telemedicine companies prompted the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health ...
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Three Dozen Charged in $1.2 Billion Healthcare Fraud Scheme

The U.S. Department of Justice, through coordinated investigations across 13 districts, has filed criminal charges against three dozen defendants who ...
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Florida Doctor Sentenced for Role in Sober Home Fraud

A Florida psychiatrist and medical director of two South Florida addiction treatment facilities was recently sentenced to four-and-a-half years in ...
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