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New York State's Comptroller and New York State's Attorney General announce guilty plea of Queens pharmacy owner for $1.5 million Medicaid fraud scheme

New York State's Comptroller and New York State's Attorney General announce guilty plea of Queens pharmacy owner for $1.5 million Medicaid fraud schemeSource: Office of the State ComptrollerOn June 8, 2018 State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Attorney General Barbara … Continue reading

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Scripps Health to Pay $1.5 Million to Settle False Claims Act for Services Rendered by Physical Therapists Who Did Not Have Billing Privileges or Were Not Supervised by Authorized Provider

One issue I see happen with medical groups or providers is when physicians or other health care providers are not properly added to the group before they provide services to patients. Often this occurs when the administrators do not ensure … Continue reading

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Scripps Health to Pay $1.5 Million Settlement for Alleged FCA Violatoins

Scripps Health, a San Diego-based health care system, will pay $1.5 million to resolve allegations of False Claims Act (FCA) violations. Scripps is accused of seeking reimbursements from federal health care programs for physical therapy services rendered by therapists who … Continue reading

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Scripps settles physical therapy claims for $1.5 million

On January 19, the Department of Justice announced that San Diego-based Scripps Health had agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a whistleblower’s allegations that the health care company submitted claims for physical therapy services that were false because the … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Chain Hit With $1.5 Million Verdict in Sex Discrimination Lawsuit as Jury Sides with Former Employee

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On November 2, 2017, a former elder care facility executive was awarded a $1.5 million verdict by a federal jury in Washington state. … Continue reading

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