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Telemedicine Pharmacy Fraud Trial Ends in Convictions

admin December 7, 2021 1

Telemedicine pharmacy arrangements continue to be of significant interest to fraud enforcement.  A 2018 case in which four individuals and seven companies were indicted ended in a month-long jury trial of one of the individuals, a Florida pharmacy owner.  The federal jury trial in the billion-dollar telehealth pharmacy fraud scheme resulted in conviction on 22

Webinar | Telemedicine During COVID-19: From Basics to Potential Pitfalls

admin April 28, 2020 3

The new rules and temporary waivers to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic seem to be changing everyday and questions about telemedicine seem to be flying in. Even though CMS has created some flexibility during this incredibly uncertain time telemedicine laws remain tricky and one size does not fit all! Join Attorney Susan St. John of

Telehealth/Telemedicine extends until May 8, 2020 in Florida

admin April 16, 2020 4

By: Susan St. John Breaking News: The State Surgeon General issued Emergency Order 20-004 at approximately 6:01 p.m. on April 15, 2020. Emergency Order 20-004 extends all the provisions of Emergency Order 20-002 until May 8, 2020, unless further extended. Thus, certain practitioners licensed in other states may provide telehealth services to persons in Florida

Emergency Telemedicine Education: From Setup to Billing and COVID-19

admin April 14, 2020 5

Telehealth/Telemedicine, CMS Waiver, Florida State Surgeon General Emergency Order, Getting Paid Hospitals may use and bill for telehealth services so that patients can be screened without presenting at a hospital. The telehealth screening will allow hospitals to determine the most appropriate site for care, thereby minimizing the patient’s risk of exposure to COVID-19. Health care providers using

Webinar | Emergency Telemedicine Education: From Setup to Billing and COVID-19

admin April 7, 2020 6

Just the other day CMS issued new rules and temporary waivers to help combat the COVID pandemic. We are getting flooded with questions about telemedicine in particular and wanted to highlight some of the points of the March 31st update that relate to telehealth. Hospitals may use and bill for telehealth services so that patients can be screened without

Webinar | Emergency Telemedicine Education: From Setup to Billing and COVID-19

admin April 7, 2020 7

Just the other day CMS issued new rules and temporary waivers to help combat the COVID pandemic. We are getting flooded with questions about telemedicine in particular and wanted to highlight some of the points of the March 31st update that relate to telehealth. Hospitals may use and bill for telehealth services so that patients can be screened

CMS Rolls Out a General Provider Telehealth and Telemedicine Tool Kit

admin March 23, 2020 8

By: Susan St. John CMS has rolled out a telehealth/telemedicine tool kit to assist medical professionals with health care delivery during the current COVID-19 public health emergency. The toolkit contains information and links concerning:   1135 Waivers – allows the Secretary of HHS to temporarily waive or modify certain Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance

DME Fraud Enforcement: Telemarketing & Telemedicine

admin August 12, 2019 9

By: Michael Silverman The indictments and regulatory activities that took place on April 9th were just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the crackdown on DME fraud, telemarketing and telemedicine operations. In the weeks and months that have followed ‘Operation Brace Yourself’, healthcare providers (such as DME suppliers and telehealth physicians) and