opioids

Major Pharmacies Face First Federal Trial in Opioid Epidemic

The nation’s leading pharmaceutical chains — CVS, Walgreens, Giant Eagle, and Walmart —were in federal court Monday to face charges connected with their role in the opioid epidemic. While the case only focuses on two Ohio counties, many are looking to see how this legal precedent will turn out.

COVID Telehealth Fraud Caused $1.4B in Losses: DOJ

The Department of Justice has filed criminal charges against 138 defendants — including 42 doctors, nurses, and other licensed medical professionals — for their alleged participation in online health care fraud schemes. “These fraudulent activities prey on our most vulnerable,” said DEA Administrator Anne Milgram.