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Compounding Pharmacies Under Scrutiny for Medicare Part D Billing

OIG calls for "further scrutiny" of pharmacies and prescribers in connection with compounded drugs billed to Medicare Part D.  

Pharmacies must be prepared to aggressively defend against this latest attack on the independent retail pharmacy industry.

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New York Court Decision Demonstrates Importance of Proper Audit

It is of utmost importance that Medicaid providers take prompt measures when under audit to avoid such consequences.

Recently, the New York Court of Appeals upheld a recoupment of funds by the NYS Office of the Medicaid . . .

In Audits & Investigations

Can a Physician’s Medical Judgment be Basis for a False Claims

A doctor's certification or medical judgment regarding a certain treatment can be considered "false" if the treatment is not considered "reasonable and necessary" under the government's definition, even if the terms are not defined for the specific medical treatment.

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Nationwide Crackdown Charges 601 Individuals with Over $2 Billion

In a sweeping crackdown that vastly exceeded investigations of years' past, the U.S. Department of Justice and Medicare Fraud Strike Force charged 601 individuals with over $2 billion in healthcare fraud. In Brooklyn and Long Island alone, . . .

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New Jersey Act Imposes New Requirements to Protect Consumers

New Jersey providers should be alert to the recently signed into law Out-of-Network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment, and Accountability Act.The Act pertains to, and enhances, consumer protections related to out-of-network . . .

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New York State Takes Action Against Abusive PBM Audits, Grants

The recently passed New York State budget bill including sweeping new protections for independent pharmacies facing PBM audits.  The bill, which amends the Public Health Law, requires PBMs, when conducting audits, to accept . . .

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What NYC Employers Must Know About the Safe Leave Law

The former NYC Earned Sick Time Act, popularly known as the Paid Leave Law, is now the Earned Safe and Sick Time Act.  Previously, the Act obligated employers to provide a certain amount of sick leave for their employees. The . . .

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New York State Imposes Limitations on LHCSA Applications

Recently, New York State implemented a two-year moratorium on the processing and approval of applications for licensure of Licensed Home Care Service Agencies ("LHCSAs").This moratorium suspends the Department of Health's processing . . .

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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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