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Home Health Agency and Former Owner to Pay $5.8 Million to Settle Whistleblower Action

Posted by Audrey Schechter | Nov 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Served as local counsel in this whistleblower action alleging that employees pressured clinical personnel to increase the number of home visits for Medicare patients to avoid the Medicare Low Utilization Payment Adjustment that would have decreased the reimbursement Doctor’s Choice received from Medicare in the absence of these unnecessary services.

COVID-19 Related Criminal Fraud Charges

Posted by Audrey Schechter | Jun 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

San Jose Biotech Company charged with securities fraud and conspiracy to committ healthcare fraud based on defendant's stealing patients' Medicare information under pretense of testing for COVID-19 testing, but actually billing Medicare for expensive 120 allergen panel testing.

DOJ Announces Areas of Focus for 2020 False Claims Act Cases

Posted by Audrey Schechter | Apr 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

The DOJ Civil Division plans to focus its attention on FCA cases in the ares of Nursing Homes, the Elder Justice Initiative, Medicare Advantage programs and Electronic Health Records fraud. The overarching theme seems to address our most vulnerable population. Hopefully, these efforts will diminish the fraudsters preying on our elderly.

Potential Coronavirus-related Cases

Posted by Audrey Schechter | Mar 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Coronavirus provides ripe opportunities for fraudsters, both pertaining to medical treatment and supplies surrounding the virus as well as other fraudsters taking cover from the Country's diverted attentions. Together, we must continue to stop and punish this behavior.

Where the Healthcare Frauds are all Legal?

Posted by Audrey Schechter | Dec 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ms. Rosenthal's New York Times opinion piece provides a shocking look into one couple's experience of what appears to reveal a plethora of fraudulent medical charges. Multiply this view and we can all see the huge crises of fraudulent medical charges our country faces and we all pay for through government programs. We need to get his under control.

The Wild West Of Compound Pain Medications

Posted by Audrey Schechter | Aug 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Fraud schemes involving significantly marked up compound pain creams rob the public fisc of over $1 Billion. Intricate schemes have gone on for years unchecked. One by one the government, with the help of very brave whistleblowers, are bringing these fraudsters to justice.

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