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Doctors, Nurses and Health Care Professionals Take Heed: It is Always a Bad Idea to . . . .

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law In my 30 plus years of practice representing physicians, dentists, nurses and health care professionals, I have defended clients involved in many different … Continue reading

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Two Northern California Doctors Face Sentencing in April 2018 After Being Convicted by Jury of Health Care Fraud After 8 Week Trial for Billing for Unperformed Services, Unseen Patients and Other False Billing Statements

Years ago, health care fraud cases would only be brought in extreme cases for ghost billing or outrageous conduct. We are seeing cases involving upcoding the office visit, not adding a physician to the group or not dropping the physician … Continue reading

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Doctors, Lawyers want Congress to halt ‘Right-To-Try’ Legislation for Terminally-Ill Patients

President Donald Trump called on Congress to pass right-to-try legislation.  According to reports, the right-to-try’ legislation that aims to help terminally ill patients access experimental therapies and drugs that have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration outside … Continue reading

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No (Expensive) Lunch For You! New NJ Regulation Caps Payments To Doctors

Last month, New Jersey joined several other states in adopting a new regulation limiting payments and gifts that can be made by pharmaceutical manufacturers to health care providers. The regulation caps include a maximum of $10,000 per calendar year for … Continue reading

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Xarelto: Treating Doctor’s Testimony Fatal to $27.8 Million Jury Award

Earlier this month the judge in the most recent Xarelto trial voided a $27.8 million jury verdict. I wrote about that case here and here and here. On January 9, 2018, Judge Michael Erdos in Philadelphia state court held that … Continue reading

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