Tag: Fraud & Abuse

CIAs: OIG’s Favorite Enforcement Tool

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CIAs: OIG’s Favorite Enforcement Tool
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In an attempt to stem health care fraud, the government’s use of Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIAs) is growing. In Professor Zack Buck’s Health Care Fraud and Abuse class here at Seton Hall Law, students were given the benefit of  a discussion on the topic by two industry veterans, Tim Grimes and Brett Bissey.  Grimes is […]

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Rigid, Severe Penalties of FCAs On Full Display

Filed in Fraud & Abuse, Health Law by on April 15, 2012 2 Comments
Rigid, Severe Penalties of FCAs On Full Display
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News of the $1.2 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. for their roles in marketing Risperdal during the middle of last decade sent reverberations through the industry earlier this week.  The award resolved Arkansas’ claims that the companies fraudulently marketed the “second generation” antipsychotic, misleading doctors and deceiving the […]

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Ruane v. Levy: Both Sides of the Bar Meet in Health Care Fraud and Abuse Class

Filed in Fraud & Abuse, Health Law by on March 15, 2012 0 Comments
Ruane v. Levy: Both Sides of the Bar Meet in Health Care Fraud and Abuse Class
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[Ed note: This article was authored by John Barry ’13, a second year law student pursuing a Health Care Concentration at Seton Hall Law.  A native of New York, he graduated in 2005 from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree is psychology.] Recently, Professor Zack Buck’s Health Care Fraud and Abuse class was treated […]

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Office of the Inspector General Releases 2011 Work Plan

Office of the Inspector General Releases 2011 Work Plan
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On October 1, the Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) of the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services (“HHS”) released its Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2011 (“Work Plan”).  Each year, the OIG briefly outlines activities that OIG “plans to initiate or continue with respect to the programs and operations” of HHS.  Various offices […]

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An Evening with New Jersey’s Top Cop

Filed in Fraud & Abuse by on September 29, 2010 0 Comments
An Evening with New Jersey’s Top Cop
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On September 23rd, 2010, Paul J. Fishman, United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey, provided insight into his state’s approach to prosecuting health care fraud. He spoke here at Seton Hall Law School, presented by our Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy. First, some background on the U.S. Attorney. Mr. Fishman […]

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