The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

OIG Gives Okay to Cost-Sharing Subsidy in Clinical Trial

A company that makes a medical device that uses a patient’s cells to treat ischemic systolic heart failure – a ...
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Florida Law Expands Use of Peer Specialists to Address Behavioral Health Shortage

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill into law that changes how Florida deals with the care of mental ...
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OIG Advisory Opinion Okays Treatment-based Patient Incentives

A digital health company that uses smartphone and smart debit card technology to operate an incentive program for patients with ...
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Here’s What’s Being Done to Increase Access to Telehealth

Last month, a new piece of bipartisan legislation that would extend certain telehealth services covered by Medicare and evaluate the ...
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Genetic Testing and DME Fraud Crackdown Nets a Dozen South Floridians

Healthcare fraud involving genetic testing and durable medical equipment (DME) have become a focus for federal investigators in recent years ...
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Florida-based Consultant Resolves FCA Allegations

Ted Albin and his firm, Grapevine Billing and Consulting Services Inc., recently agreed to pay $50,000 to settle allegations they ...
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Sober Home Initiative Results in Second Conviction

A U.S. Justice Department investigation of kickback schemes targeted at substance abuse treatment facilities dubbed the “Sober Homes initiative” recently ...
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Pharma Distributor Pays $13.1M to Settle FCA Allegations

Cardinal Health became the target of whistleblowers who alleged that the Ohio-based pharmaceutical distributor recruited new customers by offering and ...
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DOJ recovers $5.6B in FCA Settlements/Judgments

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced it had taken in more than $5.6 billion in False Claims Act ...
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Healthcare Data Breaches Surge: Protect Yourself

Healthcare providers beware! Hackers are on the attack, and you are their number one target. That’s the finding of a ...
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