Justin C. Danilewitz, a Partner in the White Collar and Government Enforcement Practice at Saul Ewing and former Assistant U.S. Attorney, represents physicians and practice groups in government investigations.
HHS-OIG releases Medicaid Fraud Control Units 2022 annual report
The Report highlights the important role of MFCUs in investigating and prosecuting Medicaid provider fraud, patient abuse, and neglect, and the results of the MFCUs’ work, including in obtaining healthcare fraud criminal convictions, exclusions from federal programs, and civil settlements and recoveries.
OIG Telehealth report highlights issues from first year of the pandemic
HHS-OIG shares findings from its review of potential fraud, waste, and abuse in Medicare billing for telehealth visits in the first year of the pandemic.
HHS OIG warns healthcare providers of dangers of telemedicine fraud
Many schemes involve allegations of orders or prescriptions for medically unnecessary DME, genetic testing, wound care, or prescriptions for medication, each resulting in reimbursement from a Federal health care program.
Supreme Court requires more proof in controlled substances prescribing cases
The majority concluded that the mental intent requirement does indeed apply not only to the conduct in issuing a prescription but also to a prescriber’s awareness of whether the prescription is authorized.
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