Medicare Part B published an article on the sentencing of a biller indicted on charges stemming from a conspiracy to obtain payment on care plan oversight services for patients who were not receiving those services. The article notes that the federal government is using all of its resources to identify and prosecute individuals at all levels of suspected fraud.
Christopher Parrella was interviewed for the article. Click here to read it.
Mr. Vitale has represented clients under investigation by the Department of Justice, FBI, Office of the Inspector General (DHHS), DEA, Office of the Attorney General Statewide Prosecutor and Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Florida Department of Insurance Division of Insurance Fraud and other investigatory bodies.
The firms representation also includes defense services to clients facing allegations of fraud and abuse, compliance counseling and the defense of civil, administrative, regulatory and criminal healthcare fraud, including internal/defense investigations; False Claims Act litigation; settlement negotiations; withholding of Medicaid/Medicare payments; Overpayments; exclusion from participation in Medicare/Medicaid programs; licensure and certification; DEA registration, anti-kickback violations; medical necessity issues; Qui Tam investigations (whistleblower), prosecutions and defense; health care contracts, and physician self-referral (Stark).