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After 6 Week Trial, New York Doctor And Physical Therapist Found Guilty Of Health Care Fraud, Conspiracy to Make False Statements Relating to Health Care Programs Medicare And Medicaid and Other Counts With Allegations of Sham Owner, Falsified Medical Records, Kickbacks.

A recent health care fraud case involved the alleged unlicensed practice of medicine and a  physician allegedly posing as the owner of medical clinics in order to satisfy New York  law that medical clinics be owned and operated by a medical … Continue reading

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California Pharmacist Pleads Guilty in Federal Court in Los Angeles to Illegal Distribution of Prescription Opioids and Laundering the Proceeds of the Illicit Sales

The government likes giving catchy names to certain  investigations. A recent federal and state investigation into corrupt pharmacies, for example, was called dubbed “Operation Faux Pharmacy.” One of the cases from this investigation has resulted in a pharmacist and pharmacy each … Continue reading

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Adult Passenger Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing 15-Year-Old Boy on Norwegian Dawn

A newspaper in Massachusetts reports that a thirty two year-old man from Mississippi pled guilty to sexually abusing a 15 year-old boy on the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship. The passenger, identified as Adam Christopher Boyd, now age 32, had been arrested … Continue reading

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Two California Brothers Plead Guilty in Conspiracy to Distribute Prescription Drugs Through Sham Medical Clinics That Hired Allegedly Corrupt Doctors

Physicians and other health care providers  should always be careful when answering advertisements for clinics, especially when run by non-physicians. One recent case shows what happens when physicians' identities were stolen for prescribing purposes. In addition, other physicians were hired … Continue reading

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Factors considered by courts in evaluating the disciplinary penalty imposed on an employee found guilty of misconduct

Supreme Court denied an Educator's petition seeking to vacate the determination of the New York City Board of Education [DOE] terminating her from employment after a Disciplinary Hearing Officer had found her guilty of a number of charges and specifications. … Continue reading

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