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DOJ continues to investigate, seek recoveries over compounding pharmacy fraud

Claire Schenk August 8, 2018
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Since 2015, health care providers have paid more than $200 million in enforcement actions due to fraud and abuse relating to compounding pharmacies. In this post, we’ve summarized several recent enforcement actions to underscore how important it is for health care providers to monitor closely their practices and policies for compounding pharmacies. READ MORE

Record-breaking FCA settlements underscore importance of Stark Law compliance

November 3, 2015
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With the continued focus of the government on investigating and prosecuting matters involving compliance with the Stark Law, health care systems entering into compensation arrangements with referring physicians must have robust processes in place to ensure that the compensation arrangements – at the time that they are structured and during the course of the arrangement – don’t run afoul of the Stark Law. READ MORE

DOJ issues new guidance on individual accountability for corporate wrongdoing

Milada Goturi September 28, 2015

The DOJ Guidance makes clear that fighting corporate misconduct is the DOJ’s top priority and indicates that one of the most effective ways to fight corporate misconduct is by holding accountable the individuals who perpetrated the wrongdoing. READ MORE