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1. Doctor Sentenced for Healthcare Fraud, Accepting Kickbacks to Prescribe Highly Addictive Version of Fentanyl –
It’s not uncommon for organizations to create a compliance program, brush the dust off of their hands and go, “There! Finished!” and leave things that way for eternity.
What do you do when you’re running an exclusion check on an employee or vendor and you receive a positive match? Does a positive match automatically mean that person can’t work for you?
1. United States Files False Claims Act Complaint Against Compounding Pharmacy, Private Equity Firm, and Two Pharmacy Executives Alleging Payment of Kickbacks –
For the last couple months we've been busy preparing our annual survey report, The Compliance and Auditing Benchmark Report for 2018.
Last month the OCR announced a $3.5 million settlement with Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA).
1. Gainesville Physician and Ex-Wife Indicted in Health Care Fraud Conspiracy –
The Vermont hospital, Brattleboro Memorial, recently paid $1.6 million to the U.S. and State of Vermont to resolve allegations of false claims.