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DOJ Sues Teva Pharmaceutical for Copay Fraud

The Massachusetts U.S. Attorney’s Office recently filed a health care fraud lawsuit against drug manufacturer Teva Pharmaceuticals (specifically, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., and Teva Neuroscience, Inc.).  The United States’ False...
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Doctor’s Criminal HIPAA Conviction Affirmed

The First Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the criminal conviction of a Massachusetts doctor for violating HIPAA. As we have previously written in our Whistleblowers Guide to HIPAA, the Health...
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Bob Thomas Co-Hosts Panel On DOJ Enforcement in the COVID-19 Crisis

Whistleblower Law Collaborative Co-Founder Bob Thomas was one of the co-hosts of July 30 event featuring highly informative and lively discussion of DOJ enforcement priorities during the COVID Pandemic. The...
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Whistleblowers’ Guide To HIPAA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 or HIPAA establishes privacy and security standards for health care providers and other covered entities. These standards prevent the release of patient identifying...
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Suzanne Durrell Interviewed by Corporate Crime Reporter

Whistleblower Law Collaborative Co-Founder and Managing Partner Suzanne Durrell was featured in the July 13 print issue of Corporate Crime Reporter.  Her interview covers the newly announced Taxpayers Against Fraud Education...
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Whistleblowers Put “Brakes” on Customs Fraud

DOJ announced that CWD Holdings LLC, an auto brakes importer, agreed to pay $8 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by committing customs fraud.  According...
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