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Long Island Chiropractor Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Health Care Fraud

3 months ago in General Healthcare Fraud

Friday, March 15, 2019

Admits Billing Under Names of Other Providers to Evade Review

Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, Raymond R. Pellegrino, a chiropractor, pleaded guilty to health care fraud. Today’s plea took place before United States District Judge Joseph F. Bianco. When sentenced, Pellegrino faces up to 10 years in prison, as well as restitution of $2,110,000, forfeiture of $504,444 and a fine to be determined.

Richard P. Donoghue, United States Attorney for the …

LI doctors, business manager charged in $163 million health care fraud

3 months ago in General Healthcare Fraud

Three doctors and a medical clinic business manager from Long Island are among 13 people facing fraud charges after federal prosecutors said they took part in kickback schemes that bilked Medicare and Medicaid of up to $163 million.

The charges come as part of a national investigation into health care fraud that has led to charges against 601 people who investigators said generated fraudulent claims adding up to $2 billion, according to a news release issued Thursday by the U.S. Department of Jus…

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation for FARXIGA in Heart Failure

13 hours ago

AstraZeneca today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for the development of FARXIGA (dapagliflozin) to reduce the risk of cardiovascular (CV) death or the worsening of heart failure in adults with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) or preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF).

Intact Vascular to Announce One-Year Data from TOBA III Clinical Trial

13 hours ago

​Intact Vascular, Inc., a developer of medical devices for minimally invasive peripheral vascular procedures, today announced that the one-year data from its Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty (TOBA) III clinical trial will be presented during the High Impact Clinical Research session of the 31st

FDA Cracking Down on Thermography Being Used in Place of Mammography

7 months ago in General Healthcare Fraud

Specifically, the FDA is cracking down on health spas, homeopathic clinics, mobile health units, and other health care facilities are using thermography inappropriately as a standalone tool for breast cancer screening or diagnosis. Many of these sites are misleading patients on the benefits of Thermography, often charging hundreds and thousands of dollars for the testing.

In a recent warning letter, the FDA specifically named Total Thermal Imaging, Inc., in La Mesa, California, for marketing and…

National Lipid Association’s New Position Statement on Use of Icosapent Ethyl in High and Very-High-Risk Patients Recognizes Importance of Addressing Residual Cardiovascular Risk in Patients on Statins

14 hours ago

​Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ: AMRN), a pharmaceutical company focused on improving cardiovascular health, today announced that the National Lipid Association (NLA) has issued a position statement recognizing the cardiovascular risk-lowering effects of icosapent ethyl based on the landmark REDUCE-IT cardiovascular outcomes study.

Justice Department Recovers Over $2.8 Billion from False Claims Act Cases in 2018

9 months ago in General Healthcare Fraud

The Department of Justice obtained more than $2.8 billion in settlements and judgments from civil cases involving fraud and false claims against the government in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2018, Recoveries since 1986, when Congress substantially strengthened the civil False Claims Act, now total more than $59 billion.

“Every year, the submission of false claims to the government cheats the American taxpayer out of billions of dollars,” said Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General P…

NFL quarterback Shane Matthews sentenced to three months in prison for healthcare fraud

1 year ago in General Healthcare Fraud

tons of reps are still doing this but they're selling pee tests and not pain cream.

if you are going to go down this road make sure the company/pharmacy you work for isn't doing shady billing practices. you'll go down with them too.

Celgene Announces Phase 3 QUAZAR AML-001 Study of CC-486 as Maintenance Therapy in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia Met Primary and Key Secondary Endpoints

3 days ago

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) today announced top-line results from the international phase 3, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, QUAZAR AML-001. The study evaluated the efficacy and safety of investigational therapy CC-486 as maintenance therapy in patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML)

New Public FDA Whistleblower Website

3 years ago in General Healthcare Fraud

She would have done it for FREE.....I don't like Lokosky but don't hate the player hate the game !!!!!! I'm sure you'd like to have a couple of Million right ? Let her go...She ain't worth the time or effort....Move on laddie