The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

Telemedicine in OIG’s Crosshairs as Fraud Mounts

When the pandemic hit and a public health emergency was declared, the government began to issue waivers designed to give ...
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SCOTUS Declines to Review FCA Objective Falsity Standard

The United States Supreme Court recently declined to take up two cases relating to whether a False Claims Act can ...
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HHA Owner First Charged With Stealing Money Meant to Treat COVID-19 Patients

A Michigan woman has become the first person in the country to be charged with stealing money meant to help ...
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HHS Rescinds Opioid Treatment Guidelines, Now What?

Just days after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the creation of new guidelines designed to ...
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EHR Companies Increasingly the Focus of DOJ Fraud Investigators

A Massachusetts-based electronic health records (EHR) company will pay more than $18 million to resolve allegations that it paid illegal ...
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Settling FCA Claim From the Great Beyond

Just because you die, it doesn’t mean you can’t be held accountable for illegal activity conducted while you were still ...
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Audits and Oversight Top OIG’s Workplan List for January

The January update to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Workplan ...
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Healthcare Jobs Top 100 Best Jobs List for 2021

If you are wondering what are the best professions for 2021, look no further than the most recent “100 Best ...
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High Court Refuses to Take up Whistleblower Case That Relied on Statistical Analysis

Last month, the United States Supreme Court declined a request by a whistleblower to take up a case in which ...
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OIG Issues Four Advisory Opinions in December

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (HHS OIG) cranked out four Advisory Opinions in ...
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