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Pharmacy Owner And Pharmacist Sentenced To 160 Months In Prison For $4.3 Million Pain And Scar Compounding Creams Where Referral Payments Received When TRICARE Insurance Billed

The compounding cream cases where pharmacies engaged in marketing to obtain patients and where there were billings to TRICARE insurance continue. In a recent case, after a five-day trial of one count of conspiracy to pay health care kickbacks and paying … Continue reading

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Tennessee Couple and Utah Pharmacy Indicted in San Diego Federal Court for $65 Million TRICARE Fraud Allegations Relating to Compounded Medications Mailed to Active Duty Military

Compounded medication cases continue to be filed by federal and state prosecutors. A case filed two weeks ago in San Diego (a military town) involves recruiting active military duty patients, a Utah pharmacy that shipped compounded medications, and a medical … Continue reading

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Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agents May Surprise You at Florida Board of Pharmacy Meeting

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M. Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law At several recent Florida Board meetings, after hearings at which disciplinary cases were considered by the Board, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents approached … Continue reading

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U.S. Court in Florida Dismisses Whistleblower’s Complaint Against Nuclear Pharmacy

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law On September 28, 2017, the US District Court for the Middle District of Florida dismissed a relator's (whistle blower's) False Claims Act (FCA) … Continue reading

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Texas Pharmacy Board Update: Crackdown on Houston Independent Pharmacies Continues

Several months ago I began a series of posts focused on the combined State and Federal taskforce sweeping the Houston metropolitan area targeting physicians and pharmacists viewed as engaged in the non-therapeutic prescribing and dispensing of narcotics, particularly for the … Continue reading

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