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Health Care Fraud

Tricare Cracking down on Healthcare Fraud and Abuse

Tricare Providers servicing military populations and accepting TRICARE should be wary. TRICARE and the Department of Justice are ramping up […]

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Detroit Medicare Fraud Attorneys

Medicare Fraud in Detroit In Detroit, the existence of the Medicare Fraud Strike Force has caused a drastic increase in […]

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Federal Prosecutors Dismiss Charges Against West Virginia Pain Managment Physician

Professional: Federal Prosecuters Dismiss Charges on Pain Management Physician, Anesthesiologist, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program Provider, Suboxone/Buprenorphine prescriber. Primary Issue: […]

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CMS Signals a Desire to Modernize Stark Law and the Draconian Compliance Provisions that may Prevent Innovative Medical Delivery Advances

By Ronald W. Chapman Stark Law, as originally enacted in 1989, is designed to prevent self-referrals between physicians or groups […]

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Getting A Health Care Fraud Indictment Dismissed

By Ronald W. Chapman, II Most health care fraud charges start with the issuance of an indictment by a grand […]

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Federal and State Prosecutors Begin Cracking Down on No-Fault Fraud

By Ronald W. Chapman, II In February 2012, then U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York unsealed an […]

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Healthcare Corporate Investigations: Are Your Internal Fraud Audits Protected By Privilege?

By Ronald W. Chapman, II As many health care compliance officers are aware, an effective compliance program is crucial for […]

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How Did We Get Here? An Exploration Of Anti-Kickback Statute Case Studies

By Ronald Chapman II, Esq. The Anti-Kickback Statute 42 USC 1320a-7b(b) prohibits any remuneration of any form or any kind […]

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Criminal Liability for Health Care Organizations in Ohio

By Laura A. Perkovic Both organizations and individuals can be held liable for crimes in Ohio. This is especially relevant […]

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Criminal Evidence in Health Care Billing Fraud Cases

By Laura A. Perkovic Health care billing fraud cases involve a great deal of data and documentation which can, by […]

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Ohio Criminal Sentencing – Using Medicaid Fraud As Example

By Laura A. Perkovic In a previous article, I explained the basics of Federal sentencing in the health care fraud […]

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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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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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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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ALERT: CMS 60 Day Rule Violation Leads to a Multi-Million Dollar Settlement

By Ronald W. Chapman, LL.M. St. Luke’s Roosevelt and Mount Sinai Beth Israel hospitals (New York) recently felt the sting […]

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