Ride along with Mark as he discusses the danger of intentionally or negligently allowing someone else to use your medical license.
With lots of money at play, it’s not hard to see why the government is motivated to investigate and prosecute in order to obtain huge fines and the benefit of the forfeiture millions of dollars.
Ride along with Mark as he discusses the need to carefully vet your participation in any telemedicine or telehealth arrangement.
Compounding pharmaceuticals, specific drugs for specific patients, offers tremendous benefit. The problems arise when the benefit is for the prescribing physician.
Ride along with Mark as he discusses the recent indictment of a slew of doctors and pharmacists for pushing millions of oxycodone pills.
Oh what a tangled web they weave; multiple professionals caught up marketing an ineffective medicine in return for disguised kickbacks.
Compounding pharmaceuticals, specific drugs for specific patients, offers tremendous benefit. The problems arise when the benefit is for the prescribing physician. Then, we’re dealing with analyses under the federal Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), the Stark Law, and their state law counterparts. Podcast: Play in new window | Download
This past week, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the arrest of ten additional defendants – doctors, pharmacy owners, and marketers – charged in connection with an alleged $100 million compounded pain and scar cream scam on TriCare. The ten join two other defendants charged in the same scheme earlier this year. The government alleges […]
A physician has been indicted for his role in a compound pharmacy prescription scam that included disguised kickbacks. Lots of lessons here.