Healthcare Fraud and Abuse: Rigorous Compliance to Avoid Penalties
Leveraging Lessons from Recent Settlements, Court Rulings and Advisory Opinions
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will review the latest developments related to healthcare fraud, drawing lessons from recent government investigations and settlements. The panel will prepare healthcare counsel to take proactive steps for compliance in 2014.
Fraud enforcement trends
- Noteworthy settlements
- Court decisions
- Advisory opinions
- CMS enforcement
Strategies for implementing and maintaining compliance programs
- Designing a program—policies and procedures for detecting and preventing fraud, waste and abuse
- Implementing a program
- Response to violations
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What were the noteworthy fraud and abuse enforcement actions and settlements during 2013, and what can counsel learn from how those matters were handled?
- What are the enforcement trends that healthcare counsel must understand?
- What steps can healthcare providers take now to mitigate their exposure to claims and whistleblower actions?
- What are the key elements of an effective compliance strategy?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Laura F. Laemmle-Weidenfeld
Ms. Laemmle-Weidenfeld counsels clients on compliance-related issues, providing health care fraud and abuse regulatory... | Read More
Ms. Laemmle-Weidenfeld counsels clients on compliance-related issues, providing health care fraud and abuse regulatory guidance and helping establish effective corporate compliance programs. She has represented a broad range of providers and manufacturers, including individual physicians, hospitals, ambulance providers, home health care agencies, behavioral health providers and durable medical equipment providers.Close
Mr. Weidenfeld, an experienced litigator with more than 50 trials and 25 appellate arguments, focuses primarily on... | Read More
Mr. Weidenfeld, an experienced litigator with more than 50 trials and 25 appellate arguments, focuses primarily on healthcare fraud and the False Claims Act. He is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney and served as the National Health Care Fraud Coordinator for the Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys within the DOJ. Mr. Weidenfeld has represented numerous providers and individuals involved in healthcare investigations and FCA litigation.Close