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Defense of Physicians & Other Prescribers of Compounded Medications

Over the last decade, physicians and medical providers have faced increased government scrutiny, with prosecutors now using federal health care laws to challenge physicians’ medical judgments. Most recently, the government has focused intensely on physicians and other health care professionals that wrote a high-volume of prescriptions for compounded topical pain and scar creams during the period of 2013 through mid-2015.  In these circumstances, the government closely scrutinizes whether the physician had any sort of financial incentive from the compounding pharmacy, or from an affiliated marketing company, to write these high dollar value prescriptions. 

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

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The healthcare 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.  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 Miami healthcare lawyer that thoroughly understands the operations of compounding pharmacies, and that has a wealth of experience defending federal health care fraud investigations.  The attorneys at Stumphauzer & Sloman are uniquely qualified to represent you in these high-stakes government investigations where your freedom, livelihood and professional reputation on the line. 

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