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Fraud and Abuse Practice Group (Fraud)

  • Fraud and Abuse in the Age of Coronavirus: Current and Future Federal Criminal and Civil Enforcement Actions

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 06/10/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    The Federal government stimulus in response to the Coronavirus pandemic will lead to a significant flow of federal money to many industries, including health care. We know from past federal stimulus efforts that the risk of fraud and abuse is high, and the federal government is taking proactive measures to combat fraud and abuse resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic response. At the same time, the regulations concerning the stimulus money and guidance related to the Stark blanket waivers and other regulatory guidance is evolving and open to interpretation. Our speakers will cover the potential criminal and civil exposures, the ongoing government response to monitor and pursue fraud and abuse, and guidance for health care entities who are working in this quickly changing regulatory environment. The panel will also discuss DOJ's focus on investigating and prosecuting efforts to take advantage of the pandemic by selling fraudulent services and treatments.

  • Significant False Claims Act Case Law Developments and Preparing for FCA Enforcement in the Post-COVID-19 World - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 05/27/2020

    The FCA is the federal government’s primary weapon to combat allegations of fraud and abuse in its programs. This presentation will cover two areas. One is to address significant new trends that have emerged regarding FCA enforcement, such as how circuit courts have split regarding whether reasonable clinical judgment can form the basis of an FCA action, whether claims can be materially false if the government does not routinely seek repayment through administrative action, and when violations of the Anti-Kickback law and Stark law can constitute a violation of the FCA. A second area is to address the likely enforcement actions the government or qui tam relators will undertake stemming from government funding related to the COVID-19 and steps healthcare entities can undertake to reduce exposure to liability.​

  • Impact of Proposed Stark Law Changes on Existing Exceptions and New Blanket Waivers - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/30/2020

    This webinar will discuss CMS’ blanket Stark waivers that enable a fuller response to the Coronavirus Pandemic and the practical application of the Stark Blanket waivers, unanswered questions, and the potential fraud and abuse concerns in typical business transactions. In addition, the panel will address the SPRINT’s proposed changes to established exceptions and their impact on clients.

  • Federal False Claims Act: A Year in Review - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/27/2020

    Federal False Claims Act recoveries remained at an all-time high in 2019 as the United States government continues the fight against fraud. Last year saw a slew of new case law and announcements from the DOJ and some new enforcement priorities. “A Year in Review” will update you on the current regulatory enforcement environment, including: • Important regulatory, compliance, and enforcement activity during 2019 • Noteworthy settlements and lessons learned over the past year • Continuing developments with the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and the False Claims Act • Proactive compliance activities to protect your organization in 2020 and beyond

  • Stark and AKS Proposed Rules: What You Need To Know - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 10/24/2019

    This webinar will be an overview of the regulatory reforms contained in the proposed rule.

  • OIG Medicare Compliance Audits -- What You Need to Know and Best Practices for Responding - On Demand Recording

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/24/2018

    This panel will discuss OIG Medicare Compliance audits and best practices for responding to the same.

  • Financial Statements 101

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Lawyers who handle the practical dealings of their health care clients, such as mergers, regulatory filings, financial disclosures, and the accounting framework and terminology associated with these transactions. Knowing how to read and analyze financial statements is critical to practicing health law today.

  • False Claims Act, Known Overpayments, Kickbacks and Stark: The Next Wave of FCA Actions - On Demand Recording

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/30/2018

    Our expert panel will address these and other emerging FCA developments. This is an intermediate program intended for lawyers and compliance professionals who defend FCA actions or investigate whether an FCA violation has occurred.

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