The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

DOJ Launches Task Force Targeting COVID-19 Relief Fraud

Healthcare has always been ripe for fraud, so it’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic created a wellspring of opportunities ...
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Miami Pair Charged With Paying Kickbacks for Mental Health Services

A Miami federal grand jury recently indicted two people on charges they were paying kickbacks to Medicaid beneficiaries to generate ...
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UM to Pay $22M to Settle Whistleblower Lawsuits

The University of Miami recently agreed to pay $22 million to settle three whistleblower lawsuits alleging violations of the False ...
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Pharma Company Pays $12.6M to Settle Charity Kickback Allegations

Another pharmaceutical company has agreed to a multimillion-dollar settlement to resolve allegations that it used a charity as a conduit ...
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OIG Outlines Top Ten Oversight and Compliance Priorities

COVID-19 fraud, telehealth oversight, modernizing program integrity and compliance and implementing value-based care are among the top ten priorities for ...
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Home Health Agency Settles Allegations Relating to Excluded Provider

A Connecticut home healthcare company and its owner have agreed to pay a little more than $28,000 to settle allegations ...
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Addiction Treatment Center Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Data Breach

A Pennsylvania addiction treatment center is the target of a class action lawsuit alleging that it not only failed to ...
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Telehealth Program to Award Another $250M to Providers

Late last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a report and order to set up a second round of ...
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OSHA Increasing Targeted COVID-19 Inspections Under New Program

In an effort to significantly reduce or eliminate worker exposure to COVID-19, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently ...
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OIG Opinion: Drug Maker Can Provide Free Medication

On March 23, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General issued a favorable ruling to ...
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