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Over the last several years, federal health care fraud prosecutions have skyrocketed. Most recently, the government has focused intensely on physicians and other health care professionals who have written a high-volume of prescriptions for compounded topical pain and scar creams between 2013 and mid-2015. Specifically, the government is closely scrutinizing whether physicians had financial incentives from compounding pharmacies, or from affiliated marketing companies, to write these high dollar value prescriptions. 

Prosecution Method and Theories

The government has several prosecution theories, and the following circumstances are likely to trigger government scrutiny:

Extensive Experience

The attorneys at Stumphauzer & Sloman have extensive experience in representing physicians and other health care professionals, and we understand the theories and techniques that the government utilizes to bring enforcement actions against them.  We are also well-versed in the nuances of the Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law, and can help you formulate an effective and comprehensive defense if you received any form of compensation from a compounding pharmacy. 

Under Investigation?  You Need Help

If you are a physician and you have received a subpoena or Civil Investigative Demand, or if you have other reasons to believe you are under investigation, it is imperative that you hire a lawyer that thoroughly understands the operations of compounding pharmacies, and that has a wealth of experience defending federal health care fraud investigations. 

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The attorneys at Stumphauzer & Sloman are uniquely qualified to represent you in these high-stakes government investigations where your freedom, livelihood and professional reputations are on the line.

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