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OIG Files: The Elizabeth Holmes (Theranos) Verdict

For those of you who have been keeping up with the Elizabeth Holmes/Theranos trial, you likely have seen that there was a very mixed verdict. Holmes was convicted on some counts, acquitted on some and the jury was deadlocked on others. From a reader’s perspective, it can be confusing to understand how such a mix…

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Satisfy Fraud Waste & Abuse Compliance Requirements in Home Care

In this 60-minute primer, participants will hear from Retired OIG Senior Special Agent Eric Rubenstein, who will be discussing some of the current FWA hot topics, the importance of training and educating employees, protecting the financial and legal interests of your company, and the need to maintain proactive vigilance to strive towards revenue preservation.  Do…

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Straight Outa Hellthcare

Former Pittsburgh-area Doctor Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Prescribing Opioids in Exchange for Sex Unfortunately, this provider capitalized on his ability to prescribe controlled medications in other ways. By obtaining sexual favors from his patients, he was able to take advantage of his patients insatiable need for the drugs, and that the patient was willing to…

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