Recent Publications - Compliance, Investigations & White Collar


Shapiro Publishes Article in Nutrition Industry Executive
December 12, 2018 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Health Services
Steven Shapiro published an article in Nutrition Industry Executive, “What is Slack-fill & Why You Need to Know.” Click here to read the article. …
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Federal Government Agrees to Global $260M Settlement with Florida Hospital Chain
October 10, 2018 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
The United States recently agreed to a $260 million settlement of criminal charges and related civil claims under the False Claims Act arising from a scheme to defraud conducted by Naples, Florida-based hospital chain Health Management Associates, LLC (HMA). The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the settlement on September 25. The settlement is evidence of …
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OIG: Telehealth Equipment Donation Presents Low Risk of Fraud and Abuse
September 19, 2018 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
In a recent advisory opinion, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) concluded that a proposed donation of telehealth equipment to a referral source presented a low risk of fraud and abuse under the federal Anti-Kickback Statute. The conclusion was premised on several factors, one of which included OIG’s …
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Iseman Authors Article in USLAW Magazine
September 13, 2018 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Robert Iseman authored a USLAW article, “A Long Way From ‘Guns That Don’t Shoot’ – 18 Proactive, Self-Defense Tactics Against the Ever-Expanding Application of the False Claims Act,” in the Fall/Winter issue of USLAW Magazine. Click here to read the Article. …
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Shapiro Published in Vitamin Retailer
August 29, 2018 | Health Services
Steven Shapiro wrote an article published in the September 2018 issue of Vitamin Retailer entitled, “What is the story with CBD dietary supplements? Are they legal for sale in my store?” Click here to read the article. …
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Telehealth in NY: Compliance Requirements Create Reimbursement Challenges
June 13, 2018 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
The utilization of telehealth services has increased significantly over the last decade. The advent of new technologies and the development of far reaching and readily available wireless and cellular networks have made instantaneous communication with medical professionals possible. Considering the demand for healthcare in remote locations, the growth of the geriatric population, and the need …
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OIG Report Highlights Telehealth Reimbursement Challenges
May 10, 2018 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
The utilization of telehealth has flourished over the last decade as innovative technologies and new Medicare regulations have fueled telehealth’s growth. Between 2001 and 2015, Medicare telehealth spending increased by nearly 300% as a result of this boom. However, as the utilization of telehealth services has surged, so have the compliance issues associated with these …
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OIG Report Reminds PT Service Providers to Review Billing Practices
April 16, 2018 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
A recent report issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG), estimates that 61% of claims submitted to Medicare for outpatient physical therapy (PT) services failed to comply with Medicare requirements. The OIG report serves as a reminder to PT providers about the importance of accurate billing and …
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Bank, Green and De La Hoz Author Article for ABA
April 2, 2018 | Employment & Labor | Commercial Litigation
Brian Bank, Scott Green, and Catalina De La Hoz co-authored an article entitled, “Recent Developments in Employment Law and Litigation” for the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal. Click here to read the article. This information or any portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or downloaded …
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Kaiser Published in Westlaw Journal
March 16, 2018 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Geoffrey R. Kaiser’s article, “Government Dismissal under the False Claims Act: Policy Change or Much Ado About Nothing?” was published in Westlaw Journal White Collar Crime in the March 2018 issue. Click here to read the article. …
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