Tag Archives: liability

Board oversight: Fiduciary duty of care and individual liability

By: Gabriel Imperato and Joseph Picone Directors of healthcare organizations have important responsibilities relating to corporate compliance requirements that are unique to the healthcare industry. The risks of non-compliance have grown dramatically over the last decade for healthcare organizations as … 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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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

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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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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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Understanding the Internal Investigation Process

By: Gabriel Imperato and Stephen Siegel Healthcare providers and vendors who provide items and services to providers have many reasons to carefully evaluate their legal and financial risk. One reason might involve learning that the organization is being investigated by … Continue reading

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Attorneys From Across the State to Host Florida Bar Health Event

The Florida Bar Health Law and Tax sections invite attorneys to the 10th annual session of “Representing the Physician.” The 2015 session will focus on protecting physicians and medical practices from liability and other diseases. It is designed for experienced … Continue reading

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Protecting Patient Health Information in Florida

Vanessa Reynolds and Stephen Siegel, members of the Firm’s Health Law Practice Group, are the editors of “PROTECTING PATIENT INFORMATION IN FLORIDA.” Ms. Reynolds and Mr. Siegel have prepared this publication in order to provide our clients, colleagues and other … Continue reading

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Mankodi and Levinson Published in Compliance Today Magazine

Shachi Mankodi and Hannah Levinson, associates in our Fort Lauderdale office, were published in the June issue of the Health Care Compliance Association’s (HCCA) Compliance Today magazine. Please click here to view their article, “Expanding protection for whistleblowers.”

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Gabriel Imperato set to speak at HCCA Annual Compliance Institute

Gabriel Imperato, managing partner of Broad and Cassel’s Fort Lauderdale office and co-chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Compliance Practice Group, will be a featured speaker at the Health Care Compliance Association’s (HCCA) 18th Annual Compliance Institute. Imperato … Continue reading

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