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Investigating Health Care Fraud Through A Civil Investigative Demand (CID)

Categories: False Claims Act

A common approach federal authorities use to investigate health care fraud is through civil investigative demands (CID).  CIDs are requests for documentation that prosecutors issue in connection with a federal investigation.  Compliance with CIDs is required regardless of whether the recipient is charged with a violation or is personally under investigation.  In the context of…

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Civil Investigative Demands & The False Claims Act

Categories: False Claims Act

CID and False Claims Act

The attorneys at Oberheiden & McMurrey are a team of former federal health care prosecutors and veteran health care fraud defense attorneys.  Our attorneys include the former chief for health care fraud at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, former Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSA), former Special Assistant United States Attorneys (SAUSA), former Department of Justice Trial…

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DEA Registration Applications, Denials & Show Cause Hearings

Categories: Compliance

DEA Registration

Federal Defense Attorneys Assisting with DEA Application Denials In order to prescribe or dispense controlled substances as a health care provider in the United States, you must first register your practice, business, or facility with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). DEA registrations also need to be renewed on an ongoing basis (either yearly or…

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How Pain Management Physicians Can Prevent Opioid Fraud

Categories: Health Care Fraud

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Experienced Defense Lawyers – Protecting Physicians & Health Care Business Owners Recent statements by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and a series of criminal cases brought against physicians across the country by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Office of Inspector General (OIG), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department of Justice (DOJ) illustrate…

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Florida Anti-Kickback Statutes & Patient Brokering Act

Categories: Anti-Kickback Issues

Medical Professional taking Kickback Money

Federal Healthcare Fraud Defense Attorneys Serving Florida Health Care Professionals While most physicians, pharmacists, nursing home administrators, and health care facility executives are aware of the stringent federal laws that apply to their businesses, far fewer have a clear understanding of the state laws that present equally substantial risks for their financial well-being. In Florida,…

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