WBD’s First Annual Health Care Fraud Symposium

Womble Bond Dixon has announced a healthcare fraud prevention webinar to discuss various healthcare fraud topics, including False Claims Act enforcement and compliance programs and training, among others.  Data from the Healthcare Anti-Fraud Association suggests that healthcare fraud costs the nation $68 billion annually, an amount that equates to 3% of the nation’s total healthcare […]

Supreme Court Says Cost-Sharing Violates the Anti-Kickback Statute

In 2019, pharmaceutical company Pfizer requested an advisory opinion from HHS for its proposed cost-sharing assistance program that would allow eligible Medicare patients to be covered for out-of-pocket expenses for tafamidis, a drug used to treat a rare heart condition. HHS later advised Pfizer that this program would violate the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute by inducing […]