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Whistleblowers in Health Care- What’s a Company To Do?

By: Anne Novick Branan              Joe, the Practice Manager at a local medical group, cringed as he spied Susan, one of the nurses at the practice, marching toward him with an anxious, yet determined, look on her face.  About two … Continue reading

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Mount Sinai Affiliated Hospitals to Pay $3 Million Settlement for Delaying Medicaid Overpayments

By: Fred Segal On August 24, 2016, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, in conjunction with the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced that it settled a whistleblower … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Upholds the False Claims Act Implied Certification Theory

By: Stephen Siegel The following article was published in the July 2016 edition of South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report. TREBLE DAMAGES PLUS A PENALTY of as much as $11,000 per claim; that is the exposure a physician, hospital … Continue reading

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In-House Counsel Increasingly Must Focus on Data Analytics

By: Paul R. DeMuro The Obama Administration plans to move billions of dollars in Medicare payments into contracts that radically alter how hospitals and physicians are paid. The idea is to find alternative payment mechanisms to Medicare’s fee-for-service system that … Continue reading

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Department of Justice increases focus on organizational compliance

By: Gabriel Imperato The Department of Justice (DOJ) has recently articulated important enforcement policies and created the position of Compliance Counsel, which are expected to have a dramatic impact on criminal and civil prosecution of healthcare fraud matters. The policy … Continue reading

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6 ways health care providers can reduce fraud, waste and abuse risks in 2016

By: Michael Bittman Health care providers such as hospitals and doctors face a variety of legal risks: malpractice, tax, and fraud, waste and abuse. Recent cases have shown that fraud, waste and abuse exposure can dwarf the risk of malpractice … Continue reading

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Paul DeMuro Published in December Issue of Compliance Today

Fort Lauderdale Of Counsel Paul DeMuro penned two articles in the December 2015 issue of Compliance Today magazine, continuations from the first two installments in the October 2015 issue. Compliance Today is published by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) … Continue reading

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Health Care Fraud Attorney Joins Broad and Cassel’s Miami Office

We are pleased to announce the addition of health care fraud and abuse attorney O. Benton Curtis. He will join the Miami office as senior counsel in the firm’s nationally recognized Health Law Practice Group. Prior to joining Broad and Cassel, … Continue reading

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Broad and Cassel Hosts Fifth Annual Health Forum, Celebrates Event Milestone in Fort Lauderdale

Health care industry leaders from across the state gathered recently at the Fifth Annual Broad and Cassel Health Forum in Fort Lauderdale. Experts provided a look at the state of the industry, where it’s headed and how providers and employers … Continue reading

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Justice Department takes aim at individuals for corporate misconduct

Fort Lauderdale Managing Partner Gabriel Imperato was featured in a Modern Healthcare article on corporate misconduct. Please click here to read the article.

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