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Lunch and Learn Series: OMIG’s FINALIZED Regulations: What You Need to Do – NOW!
January 23, 2023 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Health Services

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
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Ullman Quoted in the “Analysis: CBD food industry unlikely to placate FDA”
December 9, 2022 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Health Services

Marc Ullman was quoted in Natural Products Insider’s article, “Analysis: CBD food industry unlikely to placate FDA.” The article discusses recent FDA warning letters sent to companies who were found to be illegal selling food and beverage products that contain CBD.

Ullman expresses concern with the how these companies are marketing these products if they

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Lunch and Learn Series: Avoiding the Pitfalls in Recent Government Enforcement
December 1, 2022 | Health Services

Please join us for the December Lunch and Learn with Benjamin Malerba and Benjamin Wisher. The pair will discuss recent audits, investigations and actions of government agencies including DOJ, MFCU, OMIG, the NY AG and others.

They will also discuss the potential pitfalls suggested by these agencies’ actions:

• Overbilling
• Anti-kickback violations

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Ullman Cited in Article on FDA’s Takedown of NMN
November 15, 2022 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Health Services

Marc Ullman was cited in the NutraIngredientsUSA article, “FDA’s takedown of NMN raises fairness transparency concerns.”

The FDA has disallowed the anti-aging ingredient, NMN, and this has raised questions of fairness and transparency.

Ullman said the current FDA interpretation sets up a situation in which a pharma company could file an IND, let the issue

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Rivkin Radler Recognized in U.S. News’ 2023 Best Law Firms List
November 3, 2022 | Employment & Labor | Health Services | Insurance Coverage | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Commercial Litigation

Rivkin Radler is pleased to announce that the Firm has been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list for 2023. The Firm was ranked in the following regions and practice areas:

Metropolitan Tier 1

Albany: Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law

Long Island: Elder Law, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Litigation-Health Care,

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Lunch and Learn Series: New Employment Laws and Regulations Regarding Marijuana in the Workplace
October 20, 2022 | Health Services | Cannabis

Please join us for the November Lunch and Learn as Rivkin Radler Partners John Diviney and Tamika Hardy discuss the following topics:

  • New State laws – New York Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, New York Labor Law Section 201-D, New York Human Rights Law, New York Penal Law, New York City Administrative Code
  • Pre-employment
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Lunch and Learn Series: Overpayments and Self-Disclosures
October 6, 2022 | Health Services

Please join us for the October Lunch and Learn as we discuss:

– Identifying whether you have an overpayment or potential fraud liability
– Determining when and where to disclose
– Tips for setting yourself up for a successful outcome

The program will be presented and moderated by Robert Hussar, a partner in

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Ehrhardt Published in the NYSBA Health Law Journal
September 26, 2022 | Health Services

Jeff Ehrhardt recently published a column collecting a compendium of citations to recent and trending topics in health law journals for the New York State Bar Association Health Law Journal.

The compendium can be found here.

The journal is available here.

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Geoffrey Kaiser to Present at Upstate New York Health Care Fraud Symposium
September 19, 2022 | Health Services

Geoffrey Kaiser will be presenting “Use of the False Claims in Health Care Fraud Investigations and Litigation” at the Upstate New York Health Care Fraud Symposium, hosted by the United States Attorney’s Office For The Northern District of New York.

The event will take place on Friday, September 30, 2022, at Albany Law School, in

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Ullman Quoted in Article on Warning Letters to Amazon
September 16, 2022 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Health Services

Marc Ullman was quoted in the NutraIngredientsUSA article, “Amazon warning over skin tag products puts online giant on notice for assuring regulatory compliance.”

The article explains that the FDA issued a warning letter to Amazon for two marketers whose products are sold on Amazon’s site. These products claim to remove skin tags, but are not

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