Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Brentwood Brothers Face Prison For Bogus Pharmacy Compounding Drug Pedaling

Brentwood Brothers Face Prison For Bogus Pharmacy Drug Pedaling

Patch.com-32 minutes ago
Dalibor "Dabo" Kabov and his older brother Berry -- operators of Global CompoundingPharmacy -- were convicted in January 2017 of being at the center of a ..

CareZone sues Express Scripts for defamation following contract fight

FierceHealthcare-18 hours ago
A mounting battle between Express Scripts and online pharmacy CareZone just got a little more heated. Weeks after CareZone accused Express Scripts of ...

Amazon eyes India pharmacy space, to invest in pharmacy chain ...

Entrackr-Jul 16, 2018
US e-tailer major Amazon is in early talks to invest in India's second largest pharmacychain Medplus. Amazon, which considers India to be one of its key ...

Amazon's Reach Now Extends To Pharmacies

Global Finance-12 hours ago
Online marketplace Amazon disrupted the entire pharmacy industry—for a day at least—with its $1 billion purchase of PillPack, an online pharmacy that uses ...

Wedgewood Pharmacy and Diamondback Drugs Animal-Health ...

Arizona Daily Star-10 hours ago
As the top compounding pharmacy in the U.S., the new, combined company ... pharmacy to become the largest animal-health compounding pharmacy in the.
Doggone it: Wedgewood Pharmacy acquires Arizona competitor
Philadelphia Business Journal-8 hours ago
Allergan Awarded $27K In Sanctions In Compounding Suit

Law360 · 9 hours ago
07/03/2018AniCell BiotechLos Angeles District OfficeUnapproved New Animal Drug/AdulteredNot Issued *
07/03/2018bB BioChem Laboratories Inc.Los Angeles District OfficeCGMP/Finished Pharmaceuticals/Adulterated/Unapproved New DrugNot Issued *
07/05/2018Claris Injectables LimitedCenter for Drug Evaluation and ResearchCGMP/Finished Pharmaceuticals/AdulteratedNot Issued *
07/06/2018Aegle Nutrition LLCDallas District OfficeCGMP/Dietary Supplement/Adulterated/MisbrandedNot Issued *

Monday, July 16, 2018

Miracle Hills landlord wants to evict Kohll's Pharmacy over horse-drug conviction Jul 13, 2018

Posted: 16 Jul 2018 01:46 AM PDT
In 2010, the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDC Act) was amended to include a requirement that certain vending machine operators engaged in operating and owning 20 or more vending machines provide calorie declarations for certain articles of food sold from vending machines. FDA issued a final implementing regulation on Dec. 1, 2014 with a compliance date of Dec. 1, 2016.
Have you reviewed TSBP’s red flag checklist lately?
Failure of pharmacies and pharmacists to detect patterns of inappropriate dispensing of prescription drugs is unprofessional practice and constitutes grounds for disciplinary action. View our list of red flags here.

Friday, July 13, 2018

High importance!! FDA warns of imposters sending consumers fake warning letters Scammers are targeting consumers who have purchased medicines online

Scammers are targeting consumers who have purchased medicines online
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about criminals forging FDA warning letters to target individuals who tried to purchase medicines online or over the phone. 

Based on the agency’s experience with criminals posing as FDA employees, the FDA is concerned that these fake warning letters are linked

FCA Alert: Medical judgment can be "false" under False Claims Act

JD Supra (press release)-7 hours ago
Two weeks ago, the Sixth Circuit reversed a judgment that had acquitted a cardiologist charged with criminal healthcare fraud stemming from his interpretations

Sessions targets 10 areas in US for crackdown on the sale of fentanyl

Washington Post-9 hours ago
CONCORD, N.H. — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday ordered federal prosecutors in 10 areas that have been especially hard-hit by overdose deaths ...

Attorney General: 'Fake' doctor bills $1M out of Denville office

Daily Record-7 hours ago
Marrero allegedly used the personal information of a Hudson County family physician to submit fraudulent insurance claims to United Healthcare Insurance Co.

Columbus doctor indicted in fraud investigation

WRBL-6 hours ago
COLUMBUS, GA - A Columbus doctor of 16 years has been indicted in a massive healthcare fraudinvestigation. The Ledger-Enquirer reports Dr. Alap Shah ..

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Doctor in Health Care Fraud Case Described as an Alligator-Wrestling ...

Deadline Detroit-17 hours ago
The feds have little good to say about Dr. Frank Patino, who is accused of orchestrating a $112 million health care fraud. In fact, Robert Snell of The Detr

Columbus doctor indicted in nation's largest health-care fraud ...

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer-13 hours ago
... and private insurance companies for medically unnecessary prescription drugs and compounded medications that often were never even purchased and/or

Physician Practice Roundup—Doctor played role in rescue from ...

FierceHealthcare-12 hours ago
A Houston doctor pleaded not guilty to federal charges Tuesday that he participated in a wide-ranging fraud scheme involving compounded drugs.

Nevada execution delayed indefinitely after ruling on drug

KOB-22 hours ago
Unlike Texas, which has carried out more executions than any other state, Nevada does not have a compounding pharmacy to get its drugs. Jordan T. Smith ..

Junior dos Santos laments impact of doping controversy on his career

Yahoo Entertainment-8 hours ago
It blamed the positive test for hydrochlorothiazide on contamination by a compounding pharmacy in Brazil. He was given a prescription by a Brazil doctor for a ...

Pharmacy Chain Takes Center Stage in Latest DOJ-OIG Takedown

Lexology-12 hours ago
Numerous compounding pharmacies, pharmacy owners, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, and nurses were indicted for their alleged participation .

Letco Medical, LLC Acquired by Current Management Team

Markets Insider-9 hours ago
Our talented and engaged team of associates, combined with our immense optimism about the future of compounding, make this the opportune time for the ...

FDA warns veterinarians against Ranier's Compounding Laboratory

dvm360-12 hours ago
In March 2017, the FDA issued a warning letter to Ranier's Compounding Laboratory after an inspection. During a recent follow-up inspection of the company's ..

FDA warns against using possible nonsterile animal drug products

VeterinaryPracticeNews.com-17 hours ago
FDA issued a warning letter to Ranier's Compounding in March 2017 following an inspection. During FDA's recent follow-up inspection of Ranier's compounding .

Minimizing Exposure to Hazardous Drugs in Compounding Pharmacy

https://www.news-medical.net/.../Minimizing-Personnel-Environmental-Exposure-to-...
14 hours ago - Developing new habits for hazardous drug handling aiming to keep employees safer and make environments cleaner is one of the purposes of USP 800. Therefore, a new iteration of comprehensive compounding records that defines the purpose more clearly is recommende
CMS proposes to overhaul Medicare billing standards, pay for telehealth
In a sweeping rule, the CMS is taking multiple steps to reduce documentation requirements on doctors and to pay them for telehealth visits.  READ MORE

Anti-Terror Tech to Fight Rx Fraud Palantir can spot wrongdoing, but there may be a cost

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Medical Judgment Not Valid False Claims Defense, Court Says

Bloomberg BNA-12 hours ago
Health-care providers and doctors can't hide behind medical judgment as a defense in ... finding it is possible for a medical judgment to be false or fraudulent.

Six Kansans charged with Medicaid fraud, related crimes in national ...

Wichita Eagle-9 hours ago
The initiative, called the National Health Care Fraud Takedown, which the U.S. Justice Department has called the “largest health care fraud enforcement action” ...

DOJ sets up task force targeting fraud from healthcare to markets

Washington Examiner-12 hours ago
The Department of Justice introduced an interagency task force Wednesday designed to bolster the federal government's response to fraud schemes targeting ...
DOJ Launches New Task Force on Consumer Fraud
ABA Banking Journal (blog)-5 hours ago
Trump's New Task Force Will Take On Crypto Crime
Highly Cited-Fortune-9 hours ago

U.S. GAO - Drug Discount Program: Improvements Needed in Federal ...

https://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-18-646T
12 hours ago - To have their drugs covered under Medicaid, the "340B" program requires drug ... Needed in Federal Oversight of Compliance at 340B Contract Pharmacies.

Doctor among 13 charged in $40 million workers comp fraud involving ...

https://www.chron.com/.../Houston-doctor-among-13-charged-in-40-million-130641...
11 hours ago - These businesses are particularly susceptible to fraud, waste and abuse, ... many cases of health care fraud, but in this instance he feels the charges are ... Pharmacy owners in Spring, Houston and Atlanta then paid rent or kickbacks to the ...

Pharmacy Owner Agrees to Pay $1.5M to Resolve Medicaid Fraud ...

https://topclassactions.com/.../849266-pharmacy-owner-agrees-to-pay-1-5m-to-resolv...
15 hours ago - pharmacy owner from New York recently pleaded guilty to allegations of Medicaid fraud and has agreed to pay $1.5 million to resolve these allegations.

Arkansas Insurance Dept. Hears Public Comment Over New Rule ...

KARK-3 hours ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- The Arkansas Insurance Department took public comments Wednesday over its new rule that regulates Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM).

Pharmacy raided in Fredericksburg and pharmacist charged with drug ...

Fredericksburg.com-3 hours ago
Fredericksburg police, Virginia State police and agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration descended on the HnR Family Pharmacy at 3449 Fall Hill .

Haleyville pharmacy employees charged

Times Daily-20 hours ago
BIRMINGHAM — Officials with the U.S. Attorney's Office said five employees of a Haleyville-based compounding pharmacy have been charged with conspiracy

Doctors, Worker Advocates Indicted in $40 Million Compounding Scheme| Workers Compensation News WorkCompCentral · 6 hours ago

Doctors, Worker Advocates Indicted in $40 Million Compounding Scheme| Workers Compensation News

WorkCompCentral · 6 hours ago

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Former Pharmacy Tech Sentenced to Prison for Painkiller Theft

whotv.com-7 hours ago
DES MOINES, Iowa — A former pharmacy tech at Methodist Hospital in Des Moines will spend up to 30 months in prison for stealing powerful liquid opioids and ...
Former hospital employee sentenced over fentanyl tampering
Local Source-KCCI Des Moines-17 hours ago