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  • United Rx

    Pharmacists, Check Both Exclusion Lists!

    Pharmacists, Check Both Exclusion Lists! In today’s extremely regulated pharmaceutical industry, it’s very important to know who you’re employing and who your vendors are. As if pharmacists aren’t busy enough, you are now required to do a monthly check of all employees and vendors to ensure none of them are…

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  • False Claims Act

    U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Theory of False Claims Act Liability

    U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Theory of False Claims Act Liability Practice Area / INDUSTRY: White collar litigation and government investigations; healthcare; corporate compliance The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 16, that corporations can face False Claims Act liability if they bill a federal payor while out of compliance with regulations…

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  • FisherBroyles

    HIPAA 2016 Audits Phase 2: Pharmacies and Business Associates Take Notice

    HIPAA 2016 Audits Phase 2: Pharmacies and Business Associates Take Notice As part of its continued effort to assess compliance with the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (“HHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced on March 21 that it has…

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  • Fisher Broyles

    Government Investigations: Specialty and Compounding Pharmacies Still In the Crosshairs

    Government Investigations: Specialty and Compounding Pharmacies Still In the Crosshairs Lately it seems that the specialty and compounding pharmacy industry has been under seize by federal agencies investigating alleged false claims violations. Criminal and civil investigations by the Health & Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG) and the…

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