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Foley & Lardner LLP: Hospitals Urging SCOTUS to Limit False Claims Act Penalties
Posted on 11 Jul 2014 by Foley & Lardner LLP

What do a moving company and a hospital association have in common? The False Claims Act (FCA). The American Hospital Association along with the United States Chamber of Commerce and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America recently... Read More

DLA Piper: Government Turns Up the Heat With the False Claims Act – 5 Action Steps for Healthcare Providers
Posted on 3 Dec 2014 by DLA Piper

By Savaria B. Harris and Mitka T. Baker Forbes magazine has dubbed 2014 “The Year of the Whistleblower.” For healthcare providers, this designation has translated into millions of dollars in fines and penalties and the initiation of criminal... Read More

Arnold & Porter Attorneys Provide a Snapshot of Health Care Legislation Provisions
Posted on 13 May 2010 by arnold

On March 23, 2010, the landmark health care legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), was signed into law. It is already having an impact on how the government pursues fraud and abuse matters in the health care arena. In this... Read More

Pre- and Post-Commencement of an Investigation of Health Care Compliance: Key Considerations for all Providers
Posted on 13 Sep 2010 by Gretchen Townshend and Elizabeth Campbell

By Gretchen Heinze Townshend and Elizabeth Bedore Campbell, Attorneys at Law Five health care fraud settlements in excess of $100 million were reported last year, with total recoveries from health care providers amounting to $2 billion. Providers... Read More

Williams Mullen Alert: CMS Issues Proposed Rule on 60-Day Reporting/Repayment Obligation for Overpayments to Medicare Providers
Posted on 24 Feb 2012 by Williams Mullen

By Marcus C. Hewitt As part of 2010's Affordable Care Act, a new section was added to the Social Security Act (Section 1128J(d)), which requires providers to report and return any overpayments they receive from Medicare or Medicaid within 60 days... Read More