Jul 18, 2016 By: George F. Indest, III
On July 5, 2016, the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a former employee’s False Claims Act lawsuit which alleged Medicare fraud by a Florida health care provider.
Jul 11, 2016 By: George F. Indest, III
On May 4, 2016, Melbourne Municipal Firefighters’ Pension Trust Fund sued Express Scripts alleging that the company made false statements about its strong relationship with its biggest client, Anthem.
Florida Appellate Court Rules Medical Malpractice Caps Unconstitutional: Florida Supreme Court to Weigh In
Jan 22, 2016 By: George F. Indest, III
The Florida Appellate Court ruled medical malpractice caps unconstitutional. The Florida Supreme Court is set to take a look at the matter next.
Jan 6, 2016 By: George F. Indest, III
Health care fraud is in for a bit of a face-lift come spring 2016.
Nov 20, 2015 By: George F. Indest, III
A doctor in California, who is arbitrating claims against Blue Cross, accused the American Arbitration Association (AAA) of falsely advertising “neutral” judges to resolve disputes between parties.
Sep 24, 2015 By: George F. Indest, III
A recent case discussing both the federal Stark Act and the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) was affirmed on appeal.
Jan 21, 2015 By: Ferd H. Mitchell
Almost everyone who purchased health insurance in 2014 or chose not to will need help with preparing income tax returns due in April, 2015.
Jan 14, 2015 By: Ferd H. Mitchell
“Insurer bad faith” is addressed in Chapter 23 of Washington Insurance Law and Litigation by Matthew King, volume 35 of Washington Practice.