Criminal HIPAA Sentencing in Drug Fraud Scheme

A former pharmaceutical district manager will be sentenced in July following a guilty plea to criminal HIPAA violations for a fraud scheme involving pharmaceutical company Warner Chilcott, which was sentenced to pay $125 million on April 15 to resolve allegations involving illegal drug promotion and paying kickbacks to physicians. Landon Eckles, who earlier pleaded guilty to wrongful disclosure of individually identifiable health information, is one of several former [...]