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Legal Insights and Perspectives for the Healthcare Industry
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division issued a Business Review Letter (BRL) on January 15 in response to a proposal by the American Optometric Association (AOA) and AOAExcel GPO, LLC to expand their group purchasing arrangement.
In this LawFlash, our white collar litigation and government investigations team unpacks the fiscal year 2019 False Claims Act (FCA) recovery statistics recently announced by the US Department of Justice.
We hosted a very informative Fast Break session last week on complex FCA issues. If you weren't able to join, the session was led by Katie McDermott and Matt Hogan, who are both authorities in False Claims Act (FCA) litigation.
Don't miss our next Fast Break on July 31 featuring Katie McDermott and Matt Hogan as they discuss the trickiest issues in handling and settling FCA investigations.
Did you catch our most recent edition of Fast Break? If not, we had an awesome extended session with Michele Buenafe on May 16 that was also part of our annual Technology May-rathon series.
DOJ’s enforcement policy for the False Claims Act (FCA) has largely been static for 30 years or maybe since the forgotten 1998 Holder memo that set out guidelines to assure the FCA was not recklessly deployed for provider billing mistakes.
In its updated guidance issued on Tuesday, the US Department of Justice Criminal Division places effectiveness at the epicenter of its factors to be utilized when evaluating a company’s compliance program in the context of a criminal investigation.
In recent remarks, Assistant US Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski emphasized that the US Department of Justice remains serious about fighting corporate fraud and corruption, and noted that transparency in its criteria for prosecution is a key tool for both DOJ and private sector companies.
The Federal Bar Association's Qui Tam Section held a terrific two-day conference in Washington, DC, on February 28 and March 1, attended by over 200 False Claims Act (FCA) practitioners presenting government, defense, and relator perspectives on current FCA practice.