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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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US to Canada & Back: A Vaccination Story

Vaccinate me. Vaccinate me, my friend. How many COVID tests does a person need in a 72 hours period?  Well, I suppose it depends on where you are going, what you are doing and who requires it. Under the current laws, surveillance testing is not necessarily reimbursable by insurance or through the HRSA program for…

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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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