Client Alert – False Claims Settlement Costs DaVita Rx $63.7 Million

December 15th, 2017|FisherBroyles News, Health Care, Pharmacy Law|

Texas-based DaVita Rx (DaVita) has agreed to pay a total of $63.7 million to resolve allegations made in a whistleblower lawsuit together with separate issues raised in a self-disclosure by DaVita. Filed by two former [...]

Client Alert – Alabama “Pill Mill” Indictments Handed Down – Physician and Three Nurse Practitioners Arrested

December 6th, 2017|FisherBroyles News, Health Care, Pharmacy Law|

A Montgomery, Alabama, physician and three nurse practitioners were arrested yesterday following their indictment by a federal grand jury for their role in the operation of a pill mill run from the offices of Family [...]

Client Alert – Patient Assistance Charity Loses Protection from Kickback Liability Office of Inspector General Revokes Advisory Opinion

December 1st, 2017|FisherBroyles News, Health Care, Pharmacy Law|

In an unprecedented action, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) has revoked an Advisory Opinion that protected a patient assistance charity from kickback liability, noting that it had [...]

Corporate Law Update – Email Habits for the Wise: Tips to Avoid Turning Email into a Smoking Gun Exhibit

December 1st, 2017|Corporate Law, FisherBroyles News|

The worldwide population sends and receives billions of emails each day. With increasing hacks and malware attacks, organizations today for good reason focus much of their risk management efforts on shielding against external threats.  However, [...]