StrategyWheeling Hospital to Pay $50M to Settle Stark, Anti-Kickback Allegations
The settlement does not mandate a standard, five-year monitoring agreement for the hospital, nor an admission of wrongdoing on the...
StrategyBillionaire T. Denny Sanford Was Under Investigation for Child Pornography
The richest man in South Dakota, T. Denny Sanford, was investigated for possible possession of child pornography. Sanford is a...
StrategyKonica Minolta Healthcare to Pay $500K to Settle False Claims Act Allegations
Federal prosecutors claim that Viztek LLC, a former subsidiary of Konica Minolta, falsely claimed that its EHR software was HHS...
StrategySCOTUS Schedules ACA Oral Arguments for Nov. 10
The consolidated California v. Azar and Texas v. Azar will be heard one week after the presidential election, but a...
StrategyWhat Can We Expect from Stark, Anti-Kickback Revisions?
The proposed reforms are now under review by the Office of Management and Budget.
StrategyGeisinger Health 'Disappointed' in DOJ's Move to Block PA Hospital Acquisition
The partnership between Geisinger Health and Evangelical Community Hospital was first announced in October 2018.
FinanceHospital Executive Charged in $1.4B Rural Hospital Billing Scheme
Prosecutors allege that Jorge A. Perez, 60, and nine others exploited federal regulations that allow some rural hospitals to charge...
Ex-Cleveland Clinic Researcher Arrested, Charged with Wire Fraud
Dr. Qing Wang allegedly failed to disclose to NIH that he was also receiving grant money from the Chinese government....
StrategyDOJ, FTC Enforce Antitrust Laws to Protect Physicians, Nurses, and Other Essential Workers
A recently issued joint statement announces diligent efforts to protect workers who are on the front lines of COVID-19 from...
StrategyHarvard to Pay $1.3M to Settle Overbilling Allegations for NIH, HRSA Grants
The university self-disclosed the overcharges to NIH and HRSA by a professor at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
StrategyDOJ OKs AmerisourceBergen Pandemic Collaborative
The collaborative is distributing hydroxychloroquine from the government's Strategic National Stockpile to healthcare providers in hard-hit areas.
StrategyMedical Suppliers' Coronavirus Collaborative Clears DOJ Antitrust Review
The collaborative was created under a coronavirus emergency response initiative led by FEMA and HHS.