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Is Telemedicine Unlawful?

Categories: Telemedicine

How Medical Providers Can Protect Themselves in Telemedicine Investigations On April 9, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued sweeping indictments against telemedicine companies, marketing groups, durable medical equipment (DME) companies, doctors, and other individuals and organizations involved in the telemedicine industry. While the specific allegations underlying these indictments vary, what all of the…

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CGX, PGX, and Other Testing Laboratories are on the Front Lines of Telemedicine Fraud Investigations

Categories: Telemedicine

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Toxicology laboratories that work with telemedicine companies and marketing groups to identify Medicare beneficiaries and obtain testing orders can receive tens of millions of dollars per month in program-reimbursed funds. This makes them prime targets for federal health care fraud investigations. Toxicology laboratories play a central role in modern health care. Once a physician assesses…

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When Is Healthcare Fraud Criminal?

Categories: Anti-Kickback Issues

Healthcare Fraud

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.federal-lawyer.com Direct: (214) 469-9009 1-800-810-0259 Call Us on Weekends A question of critical importance in every healthcare investigation is whether the case can be resolved civilly, i.e. without recourse to criminal prosecution. Often, the determination as to whether a case is civil or criminal is unclear at the beginning of the…

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10 Things To Do When You Are Under Healthcare Fraud Investigation

Categories: Anti-Kickback Issues

healthcare fraud defense

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.federal-lawyer.com Direct: (214) 469-9009 1-800-810-0259 Call Us on Weekends Finding out that you are under a federal criminal investigation and accused of healthcare fraud can be extremely frightening.  However, there are things you can do from the very beginning of the case to have a positive effect on its resolution. You…

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What Physicians Should Know About Telemedicine Prescriptions

Categories: Health Care Law

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Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.federal-lawyer.com Direct: (214) 469-9009 1-800-810-0259 Call Us on Weekends Several portals are looking for physicians that are willing to treat patients for pain, scares, allergies, DNA and blood testing, or laboratory work via telemedicine. Patients are being delivered to physicians and all marketing and patient recruitment is being provided. There is…

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