The Federal Government Nets $2.2B in Settlements and Judgements Under the False Claims Act, Including $1.7B in Healthcare-Related Fraud

Settlements and judgements under the False Claims Act (FCA) surpassed $2.2 billion for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2022. ...
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ORC Report to Congress: HIPAA Complaints Skyrocket

Between 2017 and 2021, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) complaint violations rose 39 percent and large breaches reported ...
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Feds Charge 25 in South Florida Fraudulent Diploma Scheme: Nurses and Others Face Board of Nursing Licensure and Criminal Investigations

Some 7,600 men and women who allegedly received fraudulent nursing diplomas and transcripts from three Florida-based nursing schools are now ...
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Government Resolves 42nd HIPAA Patient’s Right of Access Case

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Civil Rights Office (OCR) recently resolved its 42nd case under its HIPAA ...
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Florida Cardiology Group and Physicians Settle False Claims Act Litigation for $2 Million

A Florida cardiology practice that operates in Central Florida and ten of its physicians agreed to pay $2 million to ...
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Former Senior Living CEO Indicted on ALF and Skilled Nursing Facility Fraud

The former CEO of a New Jersey-based company that owned and operated 24 skilled nursing facilities and nine assisted living ...
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Miami Doctors Convicted in DME Kickback Scheme

Two Miami doctors, indicted in August 2021 were recently found guilty, after a two-week trial, for their roles in a ...
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DME Company Owner Found Guilty in Massive Kickback Scheme

A Chicago man faces up to 20 years behind bars for his part in a conspiracy to pay illegal kickbacks ...
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Pharmacy Benefit Managers Target of Gov. DeSantis Proposal to Lower Drug Costs

Florida’s governor is taking aim at Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM). Earlier this month, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced legislation that he ...
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The U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Florida Nets $168M in Battling Fraud in FY 2022

The U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Florida collected $168,330,189 related to criminal and civil matters in the fiscal year ...
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