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DOJ charges ex-Tenet Healthcare exec with role in $400M fraud scheme

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Six months after Tenet Healthcare reached an agreement to pay $514 million in penalties for an alleged kickback scheme, one of its former executives has been indicted for his part in the plan to pay bribes for patient referrals. 291 more words

Exploring Careers in Health Law

Naomi Bass, Assistant Director, Center for Co-op and Professional Advancement

What is health law? What jobs come to mind when you consider the intersection of law with the delivery of patient care and public health concerns?  532 more words

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Nurse Indicted, Charged in TBI Medicaid Fraud Investigation

NASHVILLE – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit have obtained an indictment for a nurse accused of falsifying records, resulting in fraudulent claims to TennCare. 134 more words

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Assisted Living Facility Owners Charged In Kickback Scheme

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Ten owners of assisted-living facilities in Miami-Dade County have been indicted on charges that they received kickbacks for referring residents to a pharmacy for medications and durable medical equipment. 162 more words

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West Virginia Attorney General accuses Epi-Pen's owner of Medicaid fraud

The state of West Virginia is investigating Mylan, the maker of EpiPen, a life-saving autoinjector used to treat severe allergic reactions, for possible anti-trust violations, including skyrocketing price increases.

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SENIOR CENTER SPOTLIGHT: Talks On Prepaid Funerals & Medicare Fraud Next Week

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Senior Center is holding two special free programs next week:

On Tuesday, September 20 at 1pm, Margaret Cavanaugh, from a local funeral home, will discuss how to prepare yourself to begin thinking about a prepaid funeral.   128 more words

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Pediatric Dentist Pays $1.3 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, the Department of Justice along with Connecticut Attorney General George Jepson and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that Jesus Villegas, DDS, and his two pediatric dental clinics in Milford and West Haven, Connecticut have entered to a civil settlement to pay $1,367,466 to resolve allegations that they violated the federal and Connecticut False Claims Acts. 298 more words

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