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CMS Hits 17 Medicare Plans with Civil Monetary Penalties

In recent weeks, 17 private insurers that provide drug coverage to seniors through Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plans were on the receiving end of notification letters informing them that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) was imposing civil monetary penalties for noncompliance with a range of Medicare prescription drug regulations. The [...]

Calamunci Interviewed by Bloomberg BNA —“Pharmacies Making Headway against Pharmacy Benefit Manager Express Scripts”

Express Scripts, once the largest pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) in the country (it was recently overtaken by CVS Health), has been defending itself against a number of lawsuits in recent years, many filed by specialty and compounding pharmacies, alleging that the PBM expelled them from its network on pretextual grounds, depriving them of access to [...]

FisherBroyles Welcomes New Partner Gary Lawson to Dallas Office

(Dallas, Texas — March 2, 2017) — FisherBroyles, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of partner Gary Lawson to its Dallas office. Lawson is a pension, executive compensation and transactional lawyer with extensive experience representing government pension systems, businesses and individuals throughout Texas.  His practice focuses on helping companies and government employers attract and [...]

Anthony Calamunci and Brian Dickerson were interviewed by RXinsider on the status of the Pharmacy industry.  

Anthony Calamunci and Brian Dickerson were interviewed by RXinsider on the status of the Pharmacy industry.  Each week FisherBroyles will provide access to the industry specific Q&A interview sessions hosted by RXinsider so you can learn what the newest legal and industry issues are and how to address these issues when running your pharmacy. Please [...]

Corporate Law Update March 2017: Your Honey-Do List—Identifying and Avoiding Sexual Harassment Claims

While executives do not want to think that sexual harassment exists in their companies, the sad fact is that sexual harassment can plague any organization. Just look at the headlines surrounding Uber as allegations of sexual harassment surface. So what can you do as a well-meaning, law-abiding employer? Well, first you have to understand what [...]

Anthony Calamunci and Brian Dickerson Interviewed by RXinsider on the Status of the Pharmacy Industry

Anthony Calamunci and Brian Dickerson were interviewed by RXinsider on the status of the Pharmacy industry.  Each week FisherBroyles will provide access to the industry specific Q&A interview sessions hosted by RXinsider so you can learn what the newest legal and industry issues are and how to address these issues when running your pharmacy. Please [...]

California Court Unseals FCA Whistleblower Suit against United Health Group

Complaint alleges fraud of hundreds of millions—possibly billions—of dollars Last week the federal government intervened in, and the District Court for the Central District of California unsealed, a whistleblower's False Claims Act (FCA) suit against UnitedHealth Group (UnitedHealth) and WellMed Medical Management Inc. (a company acquired by UnitedHealth in 2011). The whistleblower in the case, [...]