The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

Miami Medical Coder Charged in Medicare Advantage Fraud Scheme

A Miami woman recently was charged for her role in a long-running Medicare Advantage fraud scheme to defraud Medicare out ...
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­PET Scan Company and Owner to Pay $85M to Settle Anti-Kickback Statute Allegations

An Illinois healthcare imaging company and its founder, owner and CEO have agreed to pay $85.5 million to settle claims ...
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The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale Announces the Addition of Ricardo Gomez as Associate Counsel

The Health Law Office of Anthony C. Vitale is pleased to announce Ricardo Gomez has joined the firm as an ...
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Florida Man Convicted in $67M ‘Doctor Chase’ Genetic Testing Healthcare Fraud Scheme

Another defendant who was part of a multimillion-dollar healthcare fraud scheme tied to unnecessary genetic testing has been convicted by ...
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Diagnostic Testing Company Settles False Claims Act Case Filed by Whistleblower

Exagen, a California-based life sciences company that makes diagnostic tests for the treatment of autoimmune conditions, recently settled allegations, filed ...
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Lab Owner Gets 27 Years, Must Pay Back $187M in Genetic Testing Healthcare Fraud Scheme

An Atlanta lab owner has been ordered to turn over $187 million in ill-gotten gains he obtained in a healthcare ...
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Cigna to Pay $173M to Settle False Claims Act Litigation Filed by Whistleblower

Health insurance giant Cigna agreed to pay nearly $173 million to resolve allegations it violated the False Claims Act by ...
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Dermatology Company Settles Violations of Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute

A Texas-based dermatology management company recently agreed to pay the U.S. government approximately $8.9 million, including $5.9 million in restitution, ...
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Florida Nurse Practitioner Guilty in Healthcare Fraud Scheme

A South Florida advanced registered nurse practitioner convicted for her role in a healthcare fraud scheme that billed Medicare more ...
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Conviction in $9.5M Genetic Testing Healthcare Fraud Scheme

A Chicago physician licensed to practice in several states recently was convicted by a federal jury in Nashville, Tenn. in ...
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