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Tag Archives: Barry Rosen

Using the Travel Act to prosecute health care fraud (access required)

The Department of Justice recently invoked the federal Travel Act to bring bribery charges against owners and managers of the now-defunct, physician-owned Texas Forest Park Medical Center (FPMC). Almost all federal health care fraud prosecutions involve Medicare, Medicaid or other ...

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Rosen and Montanio: MOC programs under attack (access required)

While not required to practice medicine, voluntary board certification in a specialty has progressively become expected, with patients, employers, hospitals and insurers looking to the board certification to determine the perceived competency of the doctor. Doctors that do not obtain, ...

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Maryland’s new health care laws (access required)

Another Maryland legislative session is in the books, and many recently enacted laws will affect both Maryland health care providers and Maryland health insurers. Here is a summary of some legislative highlights of the 2017 session. The opioid epidemic Tackling ...

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Private use of tax-exempt financed projects (access required)

  Health care organizations that qualify for tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) are able to issue tax-exempt bonds, known as “qualified 501(c)(3) bonds.”  The ability to issue qualified 501(c)(3) bonds allows a health care organization to realize ...

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