Fraud and Abuse: DOJ's Telemedicine Fraud Crackdown—What Providers Need to Know
In this episode of AHLA's monthly series on fraud and abuse issues, Matthew Wetzel, Associate General Counsel, Compliance Officer, GRAIL, speaks to John Kelly, Managing Partner, Bass Berry & Sims, about the government’s recent crackdown on telemedicine schemes, specifically schemes in which telemedicine companies work with physicians to write medically unnecessary orders without appropriate patient evaluation. They discuss DOJ’s specific allegations, how physicians were pulled into these schemes and the consequences they faced, and the lessons that providers can learn from these types of schemes. From AHLA's Fraud and Abuse Practice Group. Sponsored by BRG.