Department of Health and Human Services

  • Regulatory: When is a permanent injunction not permanent?

    For more than 30 years, Medicare has kept the payments it makes to individual physicians confidential based upon a permanent injunction that was entered in 1979 by the Middle District of Florida in Florida Medical Ass’n, Inc. v. Dep’t of Health, Education and Welfare.

  • Regulatory: DOJ & HHS tout $4.1 billion in recoveries in 2011

    On Feb. 14, 2011, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) sent Valentine’s Day greetings by announcing that in fiscal year 2011, the agencies recovered approximately $4.1 billion from joint enforcement efforts.

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