Audits and Oversight Top OIG’s Workplan List for January

The January update to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Workplan ...
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Genetic Testing Laboratory Settles Federal Civil False Claims Act Lawsuit Alleging Kickbacks for $2.5 Million

On January 11, 2021, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Wisconsin announced a $2.5 Million Dollar settlement ...
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Healthcare Jobs Top 100 Best Jobs List for 2021

If you are wondering what are the best professions for 2021, look no further than the most recent “100 Best ...
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Vaccinations Roll Out for Florida Assisted Living Facilities

This week, Florida Assisted Living Facilities’ (“ALFs”) residents and staff began receiving the COVID-19 vaccinations as part of Florida’s partnership ...
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High Court Refuses to Take up Whistleblower Case That Relied on Statistical Analysis

Last month, the United States Supreme Court declined a request by a whistleblower to take up a case in which ...
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Substance Abuse Treatment Provider in New York Settles Federal Fraud Lawsuit for $6 Million

            The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York recently announced a $6 million settlement with a ...
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OIG Issues Four Advisory Opinions in December

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (HHS OIG) cranked out four Advisory Opinions in ...
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Supreme Court Rules Against Pharmacy Benefit Managers, Scoring a Win for Independent Pharmacies

The Supreme Court has recently ruled against Pharmacy Benefit Managers (“PBMs”), scoring a win for smaller, independent pharmacies. The opinion ...
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Pharma Giant Pays $22M to Settle Alleged Kickback Scheme Involving Charitable Foundations

Pharma giant Biogen Inc. has become the most recent company to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act ...
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HHS Proposes Revisions to HIPAA Privacy Rule

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is seeking to revise the HIPAA Privacy ...
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