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A (Very) Basic Overview of Health Care Fraud Sentencing in Federal Court

by Laura A. Perkovic A lawyer defending a federal health care fraud case can give a ballpark estimate (but certainly […]

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Unreported Conviction? – License Renewal Opportunity

By Aaron J. Kemp Health professional licensees with a conviction that they have failed to report to their licensing board […]

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Possible Changes to Asset Forfeiture In Health Care Fraud Cases

by Laura A. Perkovic Asset forfeiture can seem like a harsh form of justice and an added layer of punishment […]

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Ten Things to Know About the Privacy of Substance Abuse Treatment Records

by Laura A. Perkovic Health care providers are well aware of their obligations under HIPAA to safeguard protected health information. […]

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Florida’s Proposed Medical Marijuana Regulations

Florida’s Amendment 2, allowing marijuana use for certain medical purposes, passed on November 8th, 2016. While the law became effective […]

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Michigan Joins Florida in Licensing Midwives

By Carly Van Thomme, Esq. Earlier this month, Governor Rick Snyder signed a new law providing for licensing of Certified […]

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Medicaid Fraud Investigation Process and Penalties

By Laura A. Perkovic Medicaid provider fraud is a unique focus area of health care fraud prosecutions, involving highly specialized […]

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DEA Changes Renewal Notice Policy and Threatens to Eliminate Renewal Grace Period

Alert: If your DEA renewal application is not received prior to the expiration of your DEA registration, you will not be allowed […]

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Mental Health Professionals May Soon Be Liable For Failure To Report Patient’s Intent To Harm Others

by Ronald W. Chapman, Sr., M.P.A., LL.M. Under common law and most state statutes a mental health professional is only […]

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Protecting Peer Review, Morbidity/Mortality Information in Federal Litigation

By Kevin A. McQuillan The need to protect confidential medical records can arise in many different contexts including but not […]

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Anti-Kickback Employee Safe Harbor, Overused and Often False Sense of Security

by Juan C. Santos, LL.M. During the past 5 years, the Department of Justice and the Office of the Inspector […]

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Ron Chapman Speaks to NBC 2 About Florida Nurses Being Unfairly Forced in IPN

Last night, NBC 2 Fort Myers investigators spoke to attorney Ron Chapman about Florida nurses being forced into IPN, whether […]

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ALERT: Florida Board of Pharmacy Changes 40 Hour Requirement

by Joseph G. Sapp, LL.M. On August 23, 2016 the Florida Board of Pharmacy amended its rule regarding the regulation […]

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Moratorium on New Home Health Agencies Leads to New Opportunities for Existing Investors

By Joesph G. Sapp, LL.M. Bad news for new applicants for Medicare certification for home health care providers seeking certification […]

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