Over the next several weeks, we will be examining in greater depth what’s next for telehealth and telemedicine, particularly in the areas of compliance and
Ivan Scott, owner of telemarking center Scott Global, was convicted of conspiracy and healthcare fraud following a four-day trial in the Middle District of Florida
Yesterday DOJ and HHS-OIG announced a major healthcare fraud takedown, much of which focused on alleged telehealth-related schemes. While DOJ brought cases in districts across
In spring 2019, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and several law enforcement agencies announced actions one of the largest enforcement actions ever involving telehealth and telemedicine schemes.
Most telehealth-related criminal enforcement involves one of more of several common charges—e.g., conspiracy under 18 U.S.C. 371 or 18 USC 1349; healthcare fraud, 18 USC
On April 4, 2019, in a 32-page indictment, the government indicted two defendants—Darin Flashberg and Najib Jabbour—for conspiracy, 18 U.S.C. § 371, and violations of the
A Georgia doctor was recently sentenced to five years’ probation for his role in a telemedicine scheme. Dr. Anthony Securo was a physician licensed in
On September 27, 2019, the government brought a civil False Claims Act (FCA) complaint against Philippe Chain, a Connecticut doctor. The complaint alleged that Dr.