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U.S. Court of Appeals for Sixth Circuit Grants Oral Argument in U.S. v. Hadden

Roy Franco

in Recall and Contamination

Those of us who regularly handle claims involving Medicare beneficiaries are closely following Hadden v. U.S., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 69383.  Medicare will not adjust its demand based on fault or other defenses to the case, and Medicare will always demand 100% of the services it provides.  This is the principle laid out in the lower court of Hadden; but

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Immigration And Customs Enforcement Update

Brian O'Neal

The Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) has recently issued final orders to collect penalties of $5.3 million for fiscal year 2010, which is five times greater than the amount for fiscal year 2009.  Additionally, ICE has conducted a significantly increased number of worksite inspections in fiscal year 2010 in comparison with the previous three fiscal years.