Tag Archives: fraud and abuse

The Domino Effect: Tougher Medicare Regulations Have Far Reaching Implications for Florida Physicians

By: Elizabeth P. Perez Recent changes in federal regulations may expose Medicare and Medicaid providers, particularly physicians, to tougher sanctions. Last year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published a rule that expands its authority to revoke a … Continue reading

Posted in Fraud/Abuse, Regulatory | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Compliance, Fraud/Abuse, Mike Bittman | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Practice News | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Gabriel Imperato to Host Panel at ABA Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law

Gabriel Imperato, managing partner of Broad and Cassel’s Fort Lauderdale office, will be moderating a panel at the 16th Annual Conference on Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law, which is hosted by the American Bar Association on March 4-7 at Disney’s … Continue reading

Posted in Fraud/Abuse, Gabriel Imperato, Practice News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

OIG Issues Special Fraud Alert Focusing on Laboratory Payments to Referring Physicians

By: Stephen H. Siegel, Esq. On June 25, 2014, the HHS- Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued its “Special Fraud Alert: Laboratory Payments to Referring Physicians.” The OIG focused on blood-specimen collection, processing, and packaging arrangements, as well as so-called … Continue reading

Posted in Fraud/Abuse, Stephen Siegel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,