Recent News - Compliance, Investigations & White Collar
March 22, 2023 |
Marc Ullman spoke with Stephen Daniells, Editor-in-Chief of Nutraingredients-USA, for the article, “Ullman breaks down FTC’s recent health products compliance guidance.”
The guidance, which was issued in December 2022, updates Dietary Supplements: An Advertising Guide for the Industry, released in 1998.
Marc notes that the guidance now applies to all products that make health claims,Read More
March 22, 2023 | |
Bob Hussar was interviewed by the Report on Medicare Compliance for its article, “New NYS Compliance-Program Requirements May Be Useful Everywhere as a ‘Fresh Look.'”
The article covers the new compliance-program requirements that will take effect on March 28 of this year. In order for healthcare providers to be paid by Medicare, they must have an effectiveRead More
March 15, 2023 | |
Please join us for the April Lunch and Learn as Robert Hussar presents on the third and fourth required elements of an Effective Compliance Program. He will discuss:
- Effective lines of communication
Participants will be eligible for 1.2 CCB credits and 1 CLE credit in Professional Practice.
Date: Wednesday, April 19
March 7, 2023 | |
Marc Ullman was cited in the NutraIngredientsUSA article, “Lawsuit claims corporations are selling donkey skin supplements illegally.”
The column examines the suit that The Center for Contemporary Equine Studies has filed against retailers for illegally selling donkey skin supplements in California.
Ullman comments, “There appear to be a number of concerns, assuming the truth ofRead More
March 2, 2023 | |
Please join us for the March Lunch and Learn as we discuss the first two required elements of an Effective Compliance Program:
1. Policies and Procedures; and
2. Compliance Officer/Compliance Committee
The program will be presented and moderated by Robert Hussar, a partner in Rivkin Radler’s Compliance, Investigations & White Collar and Health ServicesRead More
February 28, 2023 |
Geoffrey Kaiser was quoted in the Part B News article, “Be careful about upcoding; DOJ may come after it as a false claim.”
A recent Department of Justice settlement in North Carolina has people wondering, how frequently the DOJ gets involved in healthcare upcoding cases. While reviewing recent cases, one can see that DOJ actionRead More
February 21, 2023 | |
Marc Ullman commented on the NutraIngredientsUSA article, “FTC charges The Bountiful Company for ‘review hijacking’ on Amazon.”
“Review hijacking ‘seems like a legitimate issue,'” said Ullman. “What you’re dealing with is not just changing the labels, but the doses, and more. It’s really a different product and that’s a problem both for consumers and competitors.”Read More
January 23, 2023 | |
Please join us on February 9 as Partner Bob Hussar and Associates Ashley Algazi and Mary Connolly present on OMIG’s finalized regulations.
On December 28th, the Office of Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) released their FINAL compliance and self-disclosure regulations. The regulations implement 2020 changes to OMIG’s statutory authority to implement and oversee:
- mandatory provider
January 6, 2023 |
Marc S. Ullman, of counsel to Rivkin Radler, is a new columnist for Natural Products Insider magazine. Named “Oral Arguments by Marc Ullman,” the quarterly column will opine on regulatory and compliance actions by government entities that affect the dietary supplement, health food, nutraceutical and cosmeceutical industries.
A longtime industry observer and often-quoted source forRead More
December 20, 2022 | | | | | | |
Rivkin Radler is delighted to announce that it has elevated eight attorneys to partners, effective January 1.
The new partners are Jennifer Abreu, Christina M. Bezas, Kaitlyn E. Flynn, Daniel E. Furshpan, Bernadette Kasnicki, Marie A. Landsman, Siobhain P. Minarovich and Avi Sinensky.
“These eight attorneys embody the best attributes of Rivkin Radler – astuteRead More
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