Federal Courts Continue to Refine Particularity Requirements Under the False Claims Act

Posted on Health Care Law News August 4, 2017 by Robert Nicholson

In one of the latest opinions from a Federal Circuit Court of Appeals on the issue of the particularity required of a whistleblower in bringing a False Claims Act case, the First Circuit Court of Appeals allowed a case to proceed with allegations regarding a single false claim.  The Court commented that with respect to the allegations of Read more →

Fraud Case Dismissed Against Client of the Firm

Posted on Firm News August 4, 2017 by Robert Nicholson

A federal civil fraud case filed against a medical services provider client of the Firm has been dismissed by the plaintiff after the Firm provided the plaintiff with a detailed demand letter setting forth the deficiencies in the plaintiff’s case.  The Firm also put the plaintiff on notice of the Firm’s intent to seek its defense fees if the Read more →

Medicare Overpayment Reversed in Rare Application of Provider Being Found to be Without Fault by Administrative Law Judge

Posted on Firm News, Medicare Reimbursement July 8, 2017 by Robert Nicholson

After almost seven years of navigating the administrative appeals process, the Firm secured the complete dismissal of a $1,000,000 dollar Medicare overpayment for a South Florida physician.  Following the physician’s receipt of untimely overpayment demands, the Firm secured the reinstatement the provider’s appellate rights.  The gist of the overpayment demand was that the provider failed Read more →

License Investigation Alleging Gross Negligence By Anesthesiologist Closed with Finding of No Probable Cause

Posted on Firm News, Professional Licensure Investigations July 3, 2017 by Robert Nicholson

The Firm successfully defended an anesthesiologist against allegations that he “grossly mismanaged” a patient’s anesthesia care during a procedure that ultimately resulted in the patient having heart failure and the procedure being aborted.  The patient expired several days later. The Firm fully investigated the allegations at issue, engaged an expert witness, and prepared a rebuttal Read more →

License Investigation Against Physician Assistant Closed with Finding of No Probable Cause

Posted on Firm News June 15, 2017 by Robert Nicholson

In the latest licensure case success, the Firm successfully defended a Physician Assistant against allegations that she improperly ordered an unlicensed and unqualified person to perform a CT scan on a patient. The Firm investigated the allegations at issue and prepared a rebuttal statement that highlighted evidence that confirmed that the Physician Assistant had acted Read more →

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