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Health Care White Collar Posts

The New Tax Bill: Settlement Considerations Regarding Tax Treatment of Fines, Penalties, and Restitution
January 18, 2018
By: James R. Malone, Jr., Barbara Rowland, and Ronald H. Levine

Third Circuit Rejects FCA Claims of Medicare Part D Fraud Applying Post-Escobar Materiality Bar; Acknowledges Validity of Government Knowledge Inference Defense
November 29, 2017
By: Barbara Rowland and Carolyn H. Kendall

Off Label-Marketing and Free Speech: Report from APhA 2017 Annual Meeting
April 5, 2017
By: Matthew T. Newcomer

False Claims Act Update: The First Wave of “Materiality” Decisions Post-Escobar
October 25, 2016
By: Barbara Rowland and Carolyn H. Kendall

Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Law, Health Care Providers, and Enforcement
October 13, 2016
By: Barbara Rowland

Record $5.5 Million HIPAA Data Security Settlement: Lessons Learned
August 8, 2016
By: Carolyn H. Kendall and Abraham J. Rein

False Claims Act “Materiality” After Escobar
July 11, 2016
By: Barbara Rowland

Third Circuit Upholds Dismissal of FCA Suit Against Pottstown Memorial Medical Center
June 22, 2016
By: John N. Joseph

Plan Ahead, Stay On Top of Government and Tech Changes, and Be Ready to Call the FBI: Key Lessons from the PHI Protection Network Conference
March 22, 2016
By: Abraham J. Rein

The Government Pushes The False Claims Act Envelope; Government Contractors Push Back
March 2, 2016
By: Barbara Rowland and Yune D. Emeritz

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide the Viability of the Implied Certification Theory of False Claims Act Liability
December 8, 2015
By: Matthew T. Newcomer

HHS-OIG Senior Counsel Riordan Focuses on Kickbacks, Accountability, and the Role of Compliance in Pharma Compliance Congress Keynote
October 27, 2015
By: Barbara Rowland

PharMerica Settlements Highlight Potential for Dual False Claims Act and Controlled Substances Act Liability for Invalid Prescriptions
August 29, 2015
The American Society for Pharmacy Law's (ASPL) Rx Ipsa Loquitur
By: Barbara Rowland and Matthew T. Newcomer

HHS's Data Security Problem: Lessons for the Private Sector
August 11, 2015
By: Steven J. Fox and Abraham J. Rein

Heightened False Claims Exposure: 60-Day Period to Repay Begins When Overpayment is Suspected Rather Than Confirmed
August 6, 2015
By: Barbara Rowland and Matthew T. Newcomer

New Jersey Non-Profit Hospital Stripped of Tax Exemption Based on Ruling that Modern Non-Profit Hospitals Essentially Function as For-Profit Businesses
July 13, 2015
By: Carolyn H. Kendall

D.C. Circuit Reaffirms Application of Attorney-Client Privilege to Internal Investigations
July 2, 2014
By: Barbara Rowland

Third Circuit Decision Adopts More Lenient Pleading Standard in False Claims Act Litigation
June 24, 2014
By: Barbara Rowland

Article: "The Federal Prosecutor As Regulator: Good Manufacturing Practices and The False Claims Act"
May 29, 2013
By: Ronald H. Levine