The attorneys in our Government Enforcement, Compliance and White Collar Litigation group have substantial experience in representing physicians and other medical providers in investigations, lawsuits, and administrative actions relating to prescribing practices – particularly those involving opioids and drug addiction treatment. These matters have spanned many jurisdictions and investigative agencies including the DEA, FBI, IRS, and HHS-OIG as well as state attorneys general and local law enforcement.
The government’s increased use of data analytics to identify statistical outliers and unusual prescribing patterns frequently ensnares physicians and their staff in criminal and civil investigations and lawsuits. Early and proactive involvement by counsel is crucial in these important cases.
Our attorneys are recognized as experts in this area and are frequently asked to speak on these topics including in the following:
Given the high-stakes nature of these matters, it is critical that expert counsel be engaged early in the process.
Nationally-recognized False Claims Act Attorney Pamela C. Brecht will present “The False Claims Act and Dealing with Whistleblowers” at Seton Hall University School of Law on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Ms. Brecht, Chair of the Firm’s Qui Tam & False Claims Act practice, will be co-presenting with Morgan Lewis Partner Meredith S. Auten. For more… Read more »Read More
As COVID-19 continues to spread globally and throughout Pennsylvania, most employers will be faced with the question of how to respond when an employee tests positive, or has exposure to the coronavirus, and will need to determine when those employees can safely return to work. In part, it depends on whether the employee has simply… Read more »Read More
Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP Partner Pamela Coyle Brecht will present “The False Claims Act Update” at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s (PBI) A Day in Health Law program on October 28, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A Day on Health Law is a one-day, six-hour spin-off of PBI’s annual Health Law Institute. The Health… Read more »Read More
Partner Michael A. Morse will be speaking at the Health Care Compliance Association‘s 6th Annual Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Conference in November. During the four day conference, attendees will hear first‑hand from government officials about regulatory changes, expectations, and key priorities in the Healthcare Enforcement sector. Attendees can further gain the knowledge and skills needed to… Read more »Read More