The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

Lawmakers Want Increased Oversight of Patient Assistance Charities

Concerned that some drugmakers may be using patient assistance charities to pay kickbacks to Medicare beneficiaries as a way to ...
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OIG Doubles Healthcare Fraud Recoveries in 2019

If it seemed like the government was cracking down extra hard on healthcare fraud this year, it was. According to ...
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Whistleblower Protections: Is it Worth the Risk?

There has been a great deal in the news lately about whistleblowers. Specifically, the whistleblower who triggered the impeachment investigation ...
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Crackdown on Sober Homes Nets Three

Three South Florida residents are the latest to be convicted in an ongoing crackdown against sober home fraud. Last week, ...
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Healthcare Systems Rack up Millions of Dollars in HIPAA Penalties

Several healthcare organizations recently have been the subject of HIPAA penalties totaling nearly $7 million. On October 23, the U.S. ...
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You Received an Audit Letter, Now What?

It’s not unusual for our office to receive a phone call from a healthcare provider stating that they received an ...
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UnitedHealth Group Drops SCOTUS Appeal in Cross-Plan Offsetting Case

UnitedHealth Group has decided not to pursue its appeal to the United States Supreme Court of an appellate court ruling ...
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Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

DEA inspections: Know your rights

Anyone who prescribes, administers, or dispenses controlled substances must be registered with the DEA. This includes manufacturers as well as ...
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Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

Provider Beware: Healthcare Scam Warning Signs

Nearly every day, stories appear about healthcare professionals who get caught up in fraudulent activity. From billing for medically unnecessary ...
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Provider Beware: Healthcare Scam Warning Signs

Nearly every day, stories appear about healthcare professionals who get caught up in fraudulent activity. From billing for medically unnecessary ...
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