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Pharma Giant Novartis Settles FCA Claims

Pharma giant Novartis has agreed to pay more than $642 million to resolve claims it violated the False Claims Act ...
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Telehealth Stakeholders Ask Congress to Help Ensure Technology’s Future

As we first wrote about in May, telehealth in the age of COVID-19 has been gaining a lot of traction. ...
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OIG Work Plan Updates Target COVID-19 Related Fraud

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG) recently released an ambitious update to ...
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Failure to Abide by Corporate Integrity Agreement Can Trigger Additional Woes

On June 1, the Departmental Appeals Board (DAB) voted to uphold an order issued by the Department of Health and ...
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Florida Men Charged in $54M Pharmacy Fraud Case

Four Florida pharmacy owners were recently indicted for their alleged participation in a $54 million compound pharmacy kickback scheme. The ...
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OIG Details Anti-fraud Efforts, Recoveries in Report to Congress

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (HHS OIG) recently reported that its investigative work ...
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OIG Work Plan Update Adds Audits of CARES Act Provider Relief Funds

In its May update of its Work Plan, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General ...
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COVID-19 Healthcare Fraud: It’s Started

A Georgia woman was arrested earlier this month in connection with a scheme in which she is alleged to have ...
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Telemedicine Gains Traction in the Age of COVID-19

A recent survey conducted by Merritt Hawkins, a physician recruitment firm, found that nearly half of doctors are using telemedicine ...
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Anthem Inc. Hit With Proposed Class Action Over Mental Healthcare Payments

Anthem Inc. is the target of a proposed class action lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of New York. It ...
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