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.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), which was signed into law today allocates $350 billion for a Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) meant to provide immediate relief to small businesses (less than 500 employees) and other eligible entities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Process: The process for securing a PPP loan… Read more »Read More
The Business & Corporate practice of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP continues to grow with the addition of Partner Timothy M. Hazel to the group. Mr. Hazel’s practice is centered in the real estate, construction, housing, retail, hospitality, and oil and gas industries. For nearly two decades, Mr. Hazel has represented lenders, borrowers,… Read more »Read More
On Sunday, March 29, 2020, at the Health Care Compliance Association’s 24th Annual Compliance Institute in Nashville, Tennessee, Michael A. Morse will present to attendees “The False Claims Act Update.” During this presentation, attendees will: Understand the fundamentals of liability, damages and procedure under the FCA Review critical recent court interpretations of the Supreme Court’s… Read more »Read More
Pamela Coyle Brecht will be presenting at the Health Care Compliance Association’s 24th Annual Compliance Institute in Nashville, Tennessee on March 30, 2020. The title of Ms. Brecht’s presentation is, “Healthcare Private Equity, Moving Into the Government’s Crosshairs.” Private equity (PE), through mergers and acquisitions, has moved into the healthcare space in a very big… Read more »Read More