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The Rising Cost of Employing Excluded Individuals

Healthcare providers are increasingly feeling the cost of employing excluded individuals.Indeed, over the past year, the number of enforcement actions taken against physician's offices, pharmacies and other entities employing excluded . . .

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Under the Travel Act, Aggressive Federal Enforcement Against

Q.  When does a purely state criminal law-based matter transform into a federal felony prosecution?

A.  When the Federal Travel Act (the "Travel Act") is implicated.Under the Act, a party who travels in interstate . . .

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FEDERAL CRACKDOWN ON PRESCRIBERS OF COMPOUNDED MEDICATIONS

A recent health care fraud guilty plea by a physician has caught the attention of prescribing physicians and the broader industry surrounding compounded medications.Under the plea agreement in New Jersey District Court, the physician . . .

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COMPOUNDING PHARMACIES MAY SOON HAVE NEW MARKET OPPORTUNITIES

Compounding pharmacies, one of the fastest growing sectors in retail pharmacy, may soon be able to expand the market for their products in exchange for agreeing to be placed directly under federal oversight, according to U.S. . . .

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PHARMACY COMPLIANCE UPDATE: GROWING YOUR MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

Membership programs are a common tool used by retail pharmacies to grow their business. Under this type of program, a pharmacy will give member patients certain benefits, usually taking the form of rebates, discounts, or coupons on in-store . . .

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Medicare Fraud Strike Force Announces $1.3 Billion Healthcare

In what is becoming an annual tradition, the Medicare Fraud Strike Force, comprised of members from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services (more about which can be read here), . . .

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Healthcare Industry Welcomes Changes to Overtime Wage Guidance

In a step viewed optimistically by healthcare businesses, the United States Department of Labor ("DOL") has withdrawn two Obama-era guidance letters used to interpret the overtime wage provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The . . .

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Final Guidance for Part D DIR Reporting Requirements: Promising

It appears that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS"), in its newly-released Final Guidance on Medicare Part D DIR Reporting Requirements for 2016, has begun addressing the lack of transparency surrounding Part D plan . . .

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Senators; New York Times Article Highlights Abuses by Treasury

Contractors Responsible for Collecting Debts Alleged against Medicare Providers 

A recent New York Times article, available here, . . .

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HIPAA UPDATE: OCR RELEASES CYBER-ATTACK RESPONSE CHECKLIST

The Office of Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("OCR") has released a checklist of actions to be taken by covered entities in the event of a ransomware attack or other cyber-related security incident. . . .

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