Earlier today, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the largest coordinated crackdown in the Medicare Fraud Strike Force’s eight-year history. The government brought charges against 243 individuals for approximately $712...more
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) has finalized changes to a number of reporting requirements under the regulations implementing the Physician Payments Sunshine Act (“Final Rule”). When CMS proposed...more
Trends & Analysis:
..We have identified 58 health care–related qui tam cases that have been unsealed since our last Qui Tam Update. Of those, 33 cases were initiated after the start of 2012, with the remaining 25 cases...more
Originally published in the Health Care Fraud Report, 17 HFRA 219, on 03/06/2013.
The final rule (the ‘‘Final Rule’’) implementing the Physician Payments Sunshine Act (‘‘Sunshine Act’’), published in the Federal...more
The long-awaited final rule (the Final Rule) implementing the Physician Payments Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act) has arrived at the Federal Register. It amends key definitions and adds new terms; retains broad reporting...more