Law360 quotes Phillips & Cohen partner Amy Easton in an article about the government’s prosecution of telehealth fraud cases.
Phillips & Cohen LLP partner Amy L. Easton, a panelist at Wednesday’s session, said that the vast scale of telehealth fraud has been fueling new whistleblower cases, many of which remain under seal. She added that some telehealth schemes involve ordinary health care providers, not fly-by-night enterprises, and billing misconduct that violates regulatory rules but would not necessarily warrant a criminal case.
“I believe that there will be a lot more civil cases on this,” Easton, a former DOJ health fraud prosecutor, said.
Read the entire article, “Telehealth Fraud Not An Easy FCA Target, DOJ Attys Say.” (Subscription required.)