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Will the Results of a ZPIC Audit Be Shared with Prosecutors?

Categories: False Claims Act

ZPIC Attorney Hotline: 800-810-0259 Experienced Health Care Fraud Defense Lawyers Discuss about the ZPIC Audit Process Former Medicare Prosecutors & Defense Counsel The Oberheiden Law Group advises clients from across the country with ZPIC audits, OESSA forms, and hospice and home health certifications. Our team of former federal healthcare prosecutors, many of which previously held…

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What You Should Do When You Are Under a False Claims Act Investigation

Categories: False Claims Act

false claims act investigations

False Claims Act (“FCA”) investigations result in repayments of billions of dollars every year (in 2015 alone, FCA qui tam lawsuits resulted in over $2.8 billion in payments to the federal government).  Due to the large number of complex regulations governing healthcare billing and reimbursement, healthcare companies are prime targets for FCA suits. What is…

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Defending PGX Laboratories in False Claims Act Investigations

Categories: False Claims Act

Defending PGX Laboratories

False Claims Act Explained The False Claims Act holds accountable any individual or entity that knowingly presents a fraudulent claim for payment to the federal government.  The broad scope of the False Claims Act applies across all industries to include anyone who contracts with the United States government or participates in a federal program.  For…

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Defending Physicians against Kickback Charges in Connection with PGX Testing

Categories: Anti-Kickback Issues

Defending Physicians

Laboratory Kickback Prosecutions Since 2014, when the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Inspector General released a Special Fraud Alert regarding improper payments by laboratories to referring physicians, federal investigators have increasingly focused on the relationships between laboratories and physicians.  Federal investigators are particularly on the lookout for situations where laboratories are…

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