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Feds Expand Access to Telemedicine: What Does it Mean to Your Practice?

The Office of Inspector General announced today (March 17, 2020) that in response to the outbreak of COVID-19, physicians and ...
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Florida’s ARNPs, Pharmacists Gain More Autonomy With Passage of New Laws

Florida’s advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs) and pharmacists have been given a greater scope of practice thanks to legislation passed ...
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Second FCA Whistleblower Case Dismissed – What’s a Lawyer to Do?

For the second time in the last few weeks, a Florida district court judge has dismissed a whistleblower lawsuit filed ...
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Surgical Device Company Charged in Whistleblower Case Involving Kickbacks

The Justice Department this month intervened in two whistleblower cases involving SpineFrontier Inc., related entities and executives. It is alleged ...
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Report Focuses on Reducing EHR-Related Burdens on Providers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently issued a report on ways to reduce regulatory and administrative burdens ...
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Woman Sentenced for Healthcare Fraud Has Sentence Commuted

A Hialeah woman who was sentenced to 35 years in prison for her role in a multimillion-dollar healthcare fraud case ...
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Tenet Settles Yet Another FCA claim

Tenet Healthcare Corporation has agreed to settle yet another False Claims Act lawsuit. The healthcare giant is no stranger to ...
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Prosecutors Target “Drug Dealers in Lab Coats”

The first few weeks of the new year have seen a high number of healthcare professionals who have pleaded guilty, ...
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OIG Gives Drug Manufacturer Green Light to Cover Patient Expenses

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) in a Jan. 21 Advisory Opinion (No. 20-02) approved an agreement under which a ...
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Federal Health IT Officials Outline Five-Year Plan

The Department of Health and Human Services, led by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), ...
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