The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

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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Healthcare Fraud Efforts Net $5B in FY 2021

The federal government’s crackdown on healthcare fraud resulted in more than $5 billion in judgments and settlements in Fiscal Year ...
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North Carolina MD Indicted in $11M DME Scheme

A Charlotte, N.C. internist has been indicted on charges she defrauded federal healthcare programs out of more than $11 million ...
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Florida Man Gets 14 Years in Genetic Testing Fraud Scheme

The owner and operator of telemarketing and telemedicine companies faces 14 years behind bars after pleading guilty to healthcare and ...
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Watchdog Agency Details Enforcement Activities During Six-Month Period

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG) expects to make nearly $3 billion in ...
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Billing Under Another’s Credentials Results in FCA Violation for Therapy Company

A Macon, Ga. rehab facility has been ordered to pay more than $9.6 million in damages after a district court ...
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Six MDs Added to Laboratory Civil False Claims Case Filed in April

The U.S. Department of Justice has added six physicians to a Civil False Claims Act complaint it originally filed in ...
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Pharmacy Owner, Others Sentenced in $174M Telemedicine Pharmacy Fraud Scheme

A Florida pharmacy owner, his co-conspirators and seven related corporate entities recently were sentenced by a federal judge in Greenville ...
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DME Owners Face 55 Years Behind Bars

The owners and operators of four orthotic brace suppliers in Texas and Arkansas recently were convicted for their part in ...
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Opioid Crackdown Nets 14, Including 12 Medical Professionals

The owner of a Boynton Beach pharmacy was among 14 people charged in connection with the unlawful distribution of opioids. ...
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