The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

Medical Company Owner, Wife to Pay $600K in FCA Case

The owner of a Central Florida medical supply company and his wife recently agreed to pay $600,000 to resolve allegations ...
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OIG Report: Genetic Tests Pose Risk for Fraud and Abuse

The use of genetic testing to determine the risk of developing certain diseases has taken off in recent years. And ...
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Pharmacist Settles Whistleblower Case for $1M

A Michigan pharmacist and two specialty pharmacies that he formally owned have agreed to pay $1 million to resolve allegations ...
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Five More Targeted by Right of Access Initiative

As the year comes to an end, we thought we would revisit the HIPAA Right of Access Initiative. It’s a ...
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OIG Expects to Recover Nearly $4B from Audits, Investigations in 2021

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General’s fight against healthcare fraud, waste and abuse ...
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Are You Prepared for the Surprise Billing Ban?

A new law designed to limit surprise medical bills resulting from out-of-network care that goes into effect Jan. 1, 2022, ...
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OIG Advisory Opinion Finds Proposed Joint Venture Riddled with Problems

A contract therapy services company that provides management of day-to-day operations and therapy staffing for rehabilitation programs in long-term care ...
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Seven Not So Lucky Number for Two Healthcare Providers

A Florida doctor and the owner of several diagnostic labs have recently found themselves each facing jail sentences of seven ...
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OIG Revises Self-Disclosure Protocol

For the first time since 2013, The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Inspector General has issued ...
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White Collar Crime a Top Priority for DOJ

The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced three key changes to the way it will respond to corporate crime. The ...
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