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Another Anti-Kickback Law To Be Aware Of In Clinical Treatment Facility Deals
The impact of the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act of 2018 (EKRA), enacted in October 2018, as part of the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention
United States
18 Jun 2019
SCOTUS Ruling Extends FCA Filing Deadline For Private Qui Tam Claimants
A ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court in Cochise Consultancy, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Hunt, No. 18-315, (Sup. Ct. May 13, 2019) means that whistleblowers proceeding without the Government ...
United States
4 Jun 2019
Following Input On Stark Law Changes, CMS Evaluating Anti-Kickback Changes
On the heels of the end of the comment period for input on reducing the regulatory burdens of the Physician Self-referral Law (also known as the "Stark Law") on August 24, the Department of Health and Human Services, ...
United States
29 Aug 2018
Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment False Claim Case Resurrected
On August 10, a federal appeals court resurrected a whistleblower case against several healthcare companies for allegedly submitting false risk adjustment data for Medicare Advantage payments.
United States
12 Aug 2016
Justice Department Doubles Penalties for Healthcare Fraud
In June 30, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released an interim final rule that implements provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (Act) which updated civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by the DOJ that had not been changed for years.
United States
18 Jul 2016
OIG Increases Its Focus on Physicians for Home Health Fraud
In an alert issued on June 22, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services clearly announced its increased enforcement focus on physicians who have improper arrangements with home health agencies.
United States
5 Jul 2016
Supreme Court To Review FCA Liability Under Implied Certification
In December, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review two cases to determine whether an implied certification of compliance can be used to support an allegation that a claim stemming from noncompliant performance is "false"...
United States
5 Jan 2016
HHS OIG Releases Guidance For Healthcare Boards
On April 20, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG), in collaboration with the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors, the American Health Lawyers Association and the Health Care Compliance Association, published a new guidance document for governing boards of healthcare organizations on their obligations concerning compliance oversight.
United States
27 Apr 2015
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