Investigative Process for Compounding Pharmacies
A Miami Healthcare Lawyer at Stumphauzer & Sloman Understands the Investigative Process for Compounding Pharmacies
The government typically begins its investigation of compounding pharmacies, pharmacy owners, pharmacists and marketing companies by executing a search warrant or by sending investigative correspondence. The investigative correspondence is usually in the form of a criminal grand jury subpoena, a civil investigative demand or an informal letter requesting information and documents. Depending on whether the government pursues criminal charges or a civil sanction, the government may then ask for a formal interview, which is subject to penalties for perjury and/or false statements. Other times, the government may initiate formal litigation by filing a civil complaint or a grand jury indictment. No matter how you become aware of a government investigation, it is imperative that you hire competent counsel that is familiar with the operations of compounding pharmacies and that has substantial experience defending federal health care fraud investigations. A Miami healthcare lawyer at Stumphauzer & Sloman is well-versed in compounding pharmacy investigations, and are well-equipped to defend your liberty, your professional reputation, and your financial livelihood.