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What Is An Office Of Inspector General?

Every major federal agency has an Office of Inspector General (OIG). OIGs have multiple functions. One of the most important is to investigate fraud, waste, and abuse affecting their affiliated...
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Illegal Referrals of Medicare Patients Lead to Criminal Convictions

Last Thursday, the Department of Justice issued press releases in two cases involving illegal referrals of Medicare patients. In each case, the defendant was convicted of receiving kickbacks from home...
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Taxpayers Against Fraud Comments on Proposed Changes to Anti-Kickback and Stark Laws

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced proposed changes to regulations interpreting two critical laws used to fight fraud in government health care programs: the Anti-Kickback...
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Massachusetts Attorney General and U.S. Attorney On Front Lines in War Against the Opioid Epidemic

Massachusetts Attorney General and U.S. Attorney On Front Lines in War Against Opioids, Targeting Purdue Pharma and Insys with Criminal and Civil Lawsuits
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Third Circuit Reaffirms that Kickbacks Cause False Claims in United States ex rel. Greenfield

Courts have long held that, a plaintiff need not prove that kickbacks cause specific false claims because “[t]he Government does not get what it bargained for when a defendant is...
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BU Health Care Fraud and Abuse Seminar Starts 2018 Session

Happy day after Labor Day, everyone!  And welcome back to work after what we hope was a great summer. Here in Boston, the Labor Day Weekend avalanche of students moving in...
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