Category: Guest Experts

Federal Government Made $100 Billion in Improper Payments in 2013

Guest Post by: Robert Saltaformaggio, Esq. of  Liles Parker, Attorneys & Counselors at Law According to a new report released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Federal Government made over $100 billion in improper payments in Fiscal Year (FY) 2013.  What is troubling, however, is that this figure could be even higher.  And the largest sources for improper [..]

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Texas Dentists: TSBDE Is Trying To Send You A “Poison Pen” Letter

By Guest Expert: Jeanine Lehman, Attorney On May 9, 2014, the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (Board) met, and proposed new Rule 108.15 on patient notifications for discontinuance of practice. Subsequently, after receiving public comment, the first version of the proposed rule was withdrawn in June…something which is extremely rare! On July 4, 2014, [..]

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Jeanine Lehman- CareCredit Ordered to Refund Millions

On December 10, 2013, the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a Consent Order against GE Capital Retail Bank and its affiliate CareCredit LLC (collectively, “CareCredit”) relating to the health care credit card program operating under the CareCredit name. Deceptive Credit Card Enrollment CareCredit was ordered to refund up to $34.1 million to consumers, [..]

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