Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the largest ever healthcare fraud enforcement action by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force. Fraud charges were filed against 115 licensed professionals and payment suspension actions were initiated against 259 providers. DOJ’s announcement.

A particular focus is on medical professionals involved in the excessive prescribing and distribution of

I will be discussing hot topics in controlled substances prescribing, administering, and dispensing at the next ABA Health Law conference on June 8th in Chicago. A DEA’s special agent in charge will join me and will describe new trends in DEA’s audits, registration, and explain some red flags that can put you on the DEA’s