July 2018

Criminal prosecution for violating HIPAA: an emerging threat to health care professionals

This article originally appeared on STAT on July 2, 2018.The term “HIPAA violation” can conjure up images of large-scale data breaches. But health care providers need to be aware that, in the midst of the federal government’s increased focus on frau…

June 2018

Pennsylvania Health Network Accuses Hospital of Running Racket

Laura B. Angelini provide their perspective on the latest update surrounding a Pennsylvania hospital accused of fraud.A large Pennsylvania hospital network is invoking a statute intended to deal with organized crime in claiming another hospital fraudulentl…

Mueller Bolsters Manafort Case with Charges of Suspected Spy

Partner Michael L. Koenig provides point of view on the Mueller v. Manafort case.

Medtronic Kickback Case Moving Forward in Pennsylvania

Hinckley Allen Partner Laura B. Angelini provides her legal insight regarding whistleblower claims in relation to United States v. Medtronic, Inc.­­­­­­­­Medtronic Inc. will have to answer questions about alleged kickbacks it gave to health-care pr…

Are Private Equity Firms the New Health-Care Fraud Target?

Hinckley Allen Partner Michael L. Koenig has been quoted by Bloomberg BNA's Health Care Reporter. Mike provides his legal opinion on what private equity firms need to consider in light of expanding False Claims Act liability and risk exposure.Private equit…

May 2018

VW CEO Given Rare U.S. Safe-Passage Deal

Partner Michael L. Koenig comments on Diess's rare safe-passage deal.