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Lack of Understanding of Healthcare Rules Exposes Labs and Other COVID-19 Testing Facilities to Federal Fraud Investigations

When the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) rolled out the first COVID-19 test in February 2020, labs and other healthcare providers rushed to make the test available to as many people as possible. Federal authorities understood that the urgency of the situation called for leniency with regard...

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OPR/OIG Investigation Lawyer

Call Dr. Nick Oberheiden Before You Speak to an FBI, OIG, or OPR Investigator Dr. Nick Oberheiden routinely represents federal employees and individuals with special security access in administrative, disciplinary, and criminal investigations. Among his former clients, Nick has represented sitting U.S. governors, State Department officials, elected officials, presidentially appointed...

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Defending FERC Data Requests

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") is a federal entity that regulates energy companies for compliance with federal law. If your company has received a FERC data request, it is important to understand how to approach your answer and the next steps in the FERC’s investigation. What Is A FERC...

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How Can You Protect Your Assets if You are Potentially Facing a Federal Investigation or Litigation?

At the federal level, civil and criminal penalties for statutory violations and judgments awarded in private civil litigation are almost always substantial. In many cases, individuals can face fines in the hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars, and many federal statutes increase the penalties for corporate entities by a...

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FDA Investigation

The FDA investigates many areas such as prescription drugs, foods, medical devices, tobacco, dietary supplements, labelling, and importation.In addition to civil proceedings, the Office of Criminal Investigations ("OCI") is the department of the FDA that investigates criminal investigations, including ineffective drugs or cures, fraudulent substitution products, and false statements made...

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FERC Investigations: What is an Order to Show Cause?

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has broad law enforcement authority under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005). If your company is being targeted by FERC, your immediate priority should be to avoid an Order to Show Cause. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is the federal agency...

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What Are the Penalties for Human Trafficking Under Federal Law?

Federal human trafficking charges carry severe penalties—up to and including life imprisonment. If you are under investigation or facing an indictment for human trafficking under The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (TVPA) or any other provision of the U.S. Code, you need to engage defense counsel immediately. There...

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What are the Penalties for Public Corruption Under Federal Law?

Government officials, public employees, and private citizens can face steep penalties under federal public corruption laws. Here are nine real-life examples of recent cases targeting allegations of public corruption. Public corruption allegations can take many forms, and government officials, public employees, and private citizens accused of engaging in corrupt schemes...

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The DEA is Targeting Oral Surgeons for “Black Bagging” and Other Registration-Related Offenses

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and its Diversion Control Division in particular, is aggressively targeting oral surgeons who prescribe and dispense antibiotics, pain medications, and other controlled substances as part of their surgical practice. While the DEA’s Diversion Control Division is targeting all types of Controlled Substances Act (CSA) violations,...

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Home Health Agency Compliance Lawyer

What Home Health Agencies Should Do to Avoid a Government Investigation Oberheiden, P.C. Attorneys-at-Law As a home health agency compliance law firm, Oberheiden, P.C. represents healthcare business owners, physicians, and companies using our experience to avoid and defend against healthcare fraud investigations. Undoubtedly, home health investigations and hospice care are...

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