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What Is the Prescription Interdiction & Litigation (PIL) Task Force?

Categories: Health Care Law

The Prescription Interdiction & Litigation (PIL) Task Force is one of the DOJ’s newest efforts to target health care providers as it seeks to combat the nation’s opioid crisis. Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the formation of a new Prescription Interdiction & Litigation (PIL) Task Force. This follows the creation…

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How Can Pharmacists Be Charged with Prescription Drug Fraud?

Categories: Health Care Law

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Pharmacists are currently at high risk for being targeted in Federal Health Care Fraud investigations. If your pharmacy or compound pharmacy is under investigation, we can help. When you went to pharmacy school, the last thing on your mind was the risk of being targeted in a federal investigation. As you went through school, you…

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Tricare Compound Pharmacy and Prescription Fraud: Is It Time to Consult Experienced Attorneys?

Categories: Compound Pharmacy Fraud

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Tricare Compound Pharmacy Fraud Defense Lawyers Compound pharmacy fraud remains a serious enforcement focus. Pharmacy owners, health care marketers, and physicians engaged in compound prescriptions (or related telemedicine consultations) between the years of 2014-2016 must expect new waves of investigations and indictments. Oberheiden, P.C. is a team of former Department of Justice prosecutors and criminal…

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What is Narcotic Diversion?

Categories: Health Care Law

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Federal Defense Attorneys for Prescription Drug Fraud Cases For physicians, pharmacists, hospitals, and other medical professionals and facilities that prescribe and dispense medications, ensuring that medications end up in the right hands is a critical – yet nearly impossible task. Drug diversion is a major issue in the United States, and it is one that…

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What Are the Penalties for Prescription Drug Fraud in Detroit, Michigan?

Categories: Health Care Law

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Prescription Drug Fraud Defense Attorneys Serving Detroit, Michigan In May, 2009, The U.S. Attorney General and HHS Secretary created the Health Care Fraud Prevention & Enforcement Action Team (HEAT) in a new effort to increase collaboration among law enforcement agencies to combat healthcare fraud.  HEAT teams consists of members of various agencies including HHS-OIG, FBI, DOJ,…

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