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False Claims Act Amendments: Increased Exposures For Health Care Providers

One of the biggest liability exposures for healthcare providers has been claims by the federal government relating to alleged Medicare fraud and abuse practices under the False Claim Act and the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009. These statutory changes increase compliance risks, and may result...

D&O Insurance: Health Care Organizations Face Increasing Rates, Tightening Terms

Largely as a result of changes in the industry following the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, health care organizations have seen their D&O insurance rates increasing and the available terms and conditions tightening, according to a December 10, 2013 report from Marsh. Moreover, these changes...

Health Care Reform and the Antitrust Laws: Big Concerns for Health Care Organizations and Their D&O Insurers

In a recent industry study concluding that health care organizations face increasing rates for management liability insurance, as well as tightening terms, one of the explanations suggested for these restrictive conditions is that the carriers are concerned that as health care organizations respond to...