Prior Authorization

Express Scripts FWA Investigative Alert: Crackdown on CoverMyMeds Provider Accounts

Express Scripts is targeting prior authorization Fraud, Waste & Abuse involving the use of CoverMyMeds provider accounts by pharmacies. Pharmacies and physicians beware.

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Walgreens Must Face Lawsuit Based on False Prior Authorizations

The federal government continues to bring enforcement actions relating to false prior authorizations given the high-priced medications typically involved. In this case involving Walgreens, we take a deeper dive into potential theories of liability and the use of civil investigative demands and subpoenas in healthcare fraud cases.

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Federal Prosecutors Drop Criminal Charges Against Specialty Pharmacy Owner Relating to False Prior Authorizations

Federal prosecutors have decided not to prosecute the CEO of a Florida specialty pharmacy, represented by Health Law Alliance's Anthony Mahajan, in connection with an alleged healthcare fraud scheme involving Evzio. The successful defense resulted in an innovative $1.3 million civil settlement, avoiding criminal charges and exclusion from federal programs.

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