False Claims Act Cases and Healthcare Litigation Current Trends

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Format: Live Webinar
Presenter: Adam Laughton, JD
Event Date: 06/13/2023
Time: 3 pm ET | 2 pm CT | 1 pm MT | 12 pm PT
Duration: 60 minutes

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The False Claims Act is one of the federal government’s primary tools for the enforcement of fraud, not solely but frequently in the health care industry. False Claims Act recoveries regularly number in the billions annually. In this webinar, we will discuss recent False Claims Act cases and settlements, not solely for what those cases and settlements teach about the enforcement and application of the False Claims Act itself, but what it reveals about the federal government’s priorities and theories regarding health care enforcement.  We will also discuss other major litigation between payors and providers for what those cases and investigations can reveal about the patterns of enforcement against health care providers.

Learning Objective:

  • Review the basics of enforcement of the False Claims Act with regards to the health care industry
  • Provide up-to-date details on recent caselaw involving the False Claims Act
  • Develop recommendations for providers to avoid fraud and abuse claims and defend against the False Claims Act
  • Understand trends in disputes between payors and providers

Areas Covered in the Session

  • Fraud and abuse
  • Healthcare regulatory
  • Healthcare litigation
  • False Claims Act
  • Payor/provider litigation
  • Disputes between payors and providers
  • Live Q&A Session

Suggested Attendees

  • In-house counsel at healthcare entities
  • Compliance officers
  • Physician practice or other facility administrators
  • Hospital executives like CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CNOs, and CMOs
  • Healthcare providers
  • Healthcare attorneys
  • Healthcare billers
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Administrators
  • Department Heads
  • Physician Groups
  • Medical Practices
  • Hospitals staff

About the Presenter

Adam Laughton is a Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig in Houston, Texas, specializing in health care regulatory and transactional law.  Adam advises a wide range of clients and providers within the health care space, including facilities, physicians, pharmacies, laboratories, and other service providers. He also advises startups, entrepreneurs, and provider joint ventures.

Adam’s experience is centered on regulatory and compliance matters, such as HIPAA, Stark/Anti-Kickback, False Claims Act, and state law issues. He advises businesses on corporate and transactional matters ranging from reorganizations and mergers to the development of complex organizational and contractual structures.  Adam is also an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center, where he teaches on reproductive rights.

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