Qui Tam Law in Florida

Aug 11, 2014 By: Lance O. Leider and George F. Indest, III

Under Florida law, may a wrongly named defendant in a qui tam lawsuit legally allowed to sue the qui tam relator who brought the lawsuit for damages?

How the Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 May Impact Health Care Providers

May 20, 2014 By: Lance O. Leider

The Florida Legislature recently passed the Florida Information Protection Act. If signed, it would impose stringent new requirements on numerous businesses that handle personal information.

Criminal Charges Against Doctors Accused in the Deaths of Patients Due to Overprescribing Are Being Reduced Due to Supreme Court Decision

Apr 29, 2014 By: Lance O. Leider

Since the Supreme Court’s Burrage v. U.S. decision, prosecutors are reducing criminal charges against doctors for patient deaths due to overprescribing

Update to Florida Telemedicine Rule

Mar 28, 2014 By: Lance O. Leider

On March 12, 2014, a new rule with updated standards for telemedicine practice in the state of Florida became effective

House Bill 939 Becomes Law, Significant Changes Made to Florida’s Medicaid Program

Jul 12, 2013 By: Lance O. Leider

Governor Rick Scott signed into law Florida House Bill 939 which went into effect July 1, 2013. The changes contained in this bill mark somewhat significant changes to Florida’s Medicaid Program policies and procedures.