Defending Doctors, Pharmacists, and Nurses in “Pill Mill” Strike Force Cases

On April 17, 2019, the DOJ announced in a press release that the government is bringing federal criminal charges against 60 individuals, including 31 doctors, 7 pharmacists, 8 nurse practitioners, and several other licensed medical professionals, based on allegations that these healthcare providers were unlawfully distributing prescription opioid medication and committing healthcare fraud. The charges…

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New healthcare fraud indictment charges doctors and DME executives with bribery and kickback allegations

On April 9. 2019,, the Department of Justice announced healthcare fraud arrests of 24 individuals, including doctors and executives at telemedicine and durable medical equipment (DME) companies. Theses arrests are the result of federal charges relating to alleged bribes and illegal kickbacks. The government’s allegations describe a federal healthcare fraud scheme within which doctors at…

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