Health Law Articles


On January 23, the VA and CMS announced a “partnership to strengthen prevention... 

Personal Care Services Are Under the Government’s Microscope

(January 22, 2018): The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of... 

Revocation of Your Medicare Billing Privileges.

The revocation of your Medicare billing privileges can subject your practice... 

UPIC / ZPIC Referrals to State Boards, Societies, Surveyors and QIOs

(November 29, 2017):  The Medicare and Medicaid programs are managed by the... 

Pain Management Prescribing Practices and Audits.

(August 16, 2017): Earlier this summer, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) executed... 

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Dental Law Articles

Dental Claims Audits are on the Rise

Both Medicaid and private payor dental claims audits are increasing around... 

Dental Fraud: Dentist Faces 3,974 Years in Prison if Convicted!

(November 30, 2017):  Earlier this year, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced... 

Medicaid Dental Audits of Intravenous (IV) Sedation Services.

(June 16, 2017):  Under the Social Security Act, states are required to operate... 

Delta Dental is Conducting Dental Claims Audits Around the Country.

(May 15, 2017):  Over the last decade, both state and federal law enforcement... 

Medicaid Dental Audits are Examining Dentist Eligibility to Provide Treatment

(January 9, 2017):  A recent report of the New York State agency that administers... 

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False Claims Act

False Claims Act Penalties Have Almost Doubled Over the Last Year

(June 21, 2017):  The federal False Claims Act is the primary civil enforcement... [Read more of this review]

False Claims Act: Whistleblower Cases Have Continued to Rise Since the Passage of the Affordable Care Act

Number of whistleblowers on the rise (March 3, 2015): The federal False Claims... [Read more of this review]

Dental Fraud Settlement — $5.05 Million to be Paid by Oklahoma Dental Practice in Medicaid Case.

 (November 10, 2014):  Dental fraud investigations and audits are becoming... [Read more of this review]

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Regulatory Issues | Privacy

Sexual Harassment / #MeToo: Physician Disciplinary Cases in Texas in 2017

(January 26, 2018): From Churches to Congress, sexual assault and harassment... [Read more of this review]

Maryland Limits on Opioid Prescriptions.

(June 30, 2017):  In March 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... [Read more of this review]

Indiana Prescribing Guidelines–Eff. July 1, 2017.

(June 29, 2017):  Deaths resulting from a drug overdose have grown considerably... [Read more of this review]

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