Surviving Heightened Healthcare Enforcement: Avoiding Substantial Penalties and Settlements
Responding to Increased Government Investigations and Qui Tam Litigation, Preparing for Expanded Criminal Charges
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to healthcare counsel on current government enforcement trends, responding to investigations, and handling qui tam defense. The panel will provide best practices for minimizing government penalties, liability exposure and qui tam suits.
- Healthcare enforcement trends
- Priority of cases against healthcare providers
- FCA and qui tam litigation
- Fraud and anti-kickback
- Expansion of criminal charges being brought
- Recent cases and lessons learned from those cases
- Guidance on avoiding qui tam litigation
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the key court decisions and the enforcement developments for 2015 and beyond?
- How is DOJ expanding criminal charges it is pursuing against healthcare companies and individuals?
- What steps can healthcare providers take to mitigate their exposure to qui tam actions?
Gregory M. Luce
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Mr. Luce focuses on the counseling and defense of healthcare providers, suppliers, pharmaceutical companies and... | Read More
Mr. Luce focuses on the counseling and defense of healthcare providers, suppliers, pharmaceutical companies and physicians under state and federal fraud and abuse laws and the False Claims Act, as well as on the design and implementation of compliance programs. He handles civil and criminal litigation and regulatory matters and represents health systems, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, and other health care providers in litigation involving fraud and abuse enforcement, False Claims Act defense, and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.Close
Robert S. Salcido
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Mr. Salcido represents Fortune 500 companies, major nonprofit health care systems, and executives in responding to... | Read More
Mr. Salcido represents Fortune 500 companies, major nonprofit health care systems, and executives in responding to governmental civil and criminal investigations, conducting internal investigations, defending lawsuits filed under the False Claims Act and defending wrongful retaliation lawsuits brought by alleged whistleblowers. He also provides counseling regarding the application of health care fraud and abuse laws.Close
Amandeep S. Sidhu
McDermott Will & Emery
Mr. Sidhu focuses his practice on complex commercial disputes, health care related investigations and litigation,... | Read More
Mr. Sidhu focuses his practice on complex commercial disputes, health care related investigations and litigation, government strategies and regulated industries. He represents health care providers in defense of qui tam whistleblower litigation involving federal the False Claims Act, Stark Laws, and Anti-Kickback Statute in federal district courts throughout the United States. Selected as a 2013 and 2014 Rising Star in Civil Litigation Defense by Super Lawyers, Mr. Sidhu was also named to the National Law Journal's “Minority Top 40 Under 40” in 2011 for his reputation as a strong litigator with a solid commitment to pro bono cases.Close