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OIG Opinion Finds No Kickbacks in Healthcare Industry Donations to Patient Assistance Charity

By on June 12, 2015 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Late last week, the Office of the Inspector General of the United States Health and Human Services Administration (OIG) issued an auspicious advisory opinion concerning “a nonprofit, tax-exempt, charitable organization’s proposal to provide financial assistance to individuals with chronic diseases, including cancer, to assist with the costs of health insurance and drug and device therapies.”  […]

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DOJ Targets Executives for Healthcare Fraud, Seeks Cooperation of Corporations

By on June 5, 2015 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

This spring, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has gone on the offensive in a series of public speeches before bar associations concerning the DOJ’s emboldened and proactive approach to the investigation and prosecution of healthcare fraud against both individuals and corporations.  Given that the DOJ is ramping up its efforts to combat healthcare fraud, seeking […]

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