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Are All ‘Medical Necessity’ Determinations Subject to False Claims Act Liability? Opinions May Differ.

Two federal appellate-court decisions handed down in the past few weeks have generated much speculation about whether “medical necessity” determinations underlying Medicare or Medicaid claims can now be considered “objectively false” — despite conflicting medical-expert opinions — and actionable under … Continue reading

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Home Care and Nursing Registries Are Subject of New Independent Contractor Guidance

The home health care industry has been targeted in the past for IC misclassification by the U.S. Department of Labor and state workforce agencies, particularly with respect to home health aides.  Earlier today, July 13, 2018, the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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New York Court of Appeals Rules that Civil Securities Fraud Claims Brought Under Martin Act are Subject to Three-Year Statute of Limitations

In People v. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, No. 40, 2018 WL 2899299 (N.Y. June 12, 2018), the Court of Appeals for the State of New York ruled that the three-year statute of limitations of Section 214(2) of the New … Continue reading

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Charles Stevens Subject to Multiple Customer Complaints Over Alternative Investments

Current D.H. Hill Securities, LLLP (D.H. Hill) broker Charles Stevens (Stevens) has been subject to four customer complaints and five tax liens.  According to a BrokerCheck report many of the complaints concern alternative investments and direct participation products (DPPs) such … Continue reading

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Stephen Williams Subject to Multiple Customer Disputes over REITs and Alternative Investments

The securities attorneys at Gana Weinstein LLP are investigating claims against Next Financial Group Inc. (Next Financial) broker Stephen Williams (Williams). According to BrokerCheck records, Williams has been subject to six customer complaints, one of which is still pending. The majority of … Continue reading

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