We will release our 11th Annual Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review in early February 2023. As a companion to the Review, we will host a complimentary webinar on Wednesday, February 22 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CT, which will provide an overview and discussion of key focus areas covered in the Review. Topics will include:
Please join us for the 8th Annual Nashville Healthcare Fraud Conference hosted by Bass, Berry & Sims and the Tennessee Hospital Association. Eligible for more than seven hours of CLE credit (including ethics), this complimentary program will take place on December 8th in Nashville (full day). The conference will be broadcast virtually the mornings of December 15th and 16th.
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Earlier this year, Bass, Berry & Sims released the 10th annual Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review examining important healthcare fraud developments in 2021.
As a companion to the Review, we will replay a complimentary webinar on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. CT / 10:00-12:00 a.m. PT, which will provide an overview and discussion of key focus areas covered in the Review.…
Bass, Berry & Sims is pleased to announce the release of the 10th annual Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review examining important healthcare fraud developments in 2021. Compiled by the firm’s Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Task Force, the Review provides a comprehensive analysis of enforcement developments affecting the healthcare industry, significant court decisions involving the False Claims Act, and an overview of settlements involving fraud and abuse issues.
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Read the most recent issue of the Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Annual Review.
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Bass, Berry & Sims and the Tennessee Hospital Association hosted the Seventh Annual Healthcare Fraud Conference on December 1 and 2. The virtual conference featured more than 40 speakers and 500 attendees from over 40 states and the District of Columbia.
“The healthcare industry remains under intense scrutiny, making it more important than ever for providers to stay up to date on the latest developments concerning the FCA and fraud and abuse,” said Brian Roark, chair of the Bass, Berry & Sims Healthcare Fraud Task Force. “This conference examines those developments, provides practical solutions, and forecasts the most pressing issues ahead for healthcare providers.”
Topics Covered During Conference
Day 1 sessions covered conducting effective investigative interviews, navigating privilege issues in investigations, building effective compliance programs, navigating challenges posed by whistleblowers, understanding recent Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute developments, and False Claims Act self-disclosure considerations.
Day 2 kicked off with a review of the past year’s key healthcare fraud developments and looked at the future of the False Claims Act. Other sessions covered litigating healthcare fraud enforcement cases, provider relief fund audits and investigations, navigating contractor audits and administrative enforcement remedies, and hot topics in healthcare fraud. The day concluded with a 90-minute healthcare fraud hypothetical.
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Bass, Berry & Sims was recently recognized among leading False Claims Act (FCA) defense firms based on the number of FCA lawsuits in which the firm appeared on behalf of clients during the time period of 2016 through 2020. The third-party report was based on a review of federal court docket entries in FCA lawsuits throughout the country and listed firms based on the number of lawsuits and number of judicial districts in which the firms had appeared.
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The 7th Annual Healthcare Fraud Conference was hosted by Bass, Berry & Sims and the Tennessee Hospital Association. Because we are unable to provide an in-person forum due to ongoing concerns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, we once again hosted the conference virtually.
This year’s complimentary CLE program, provides the same caliber of practical advice, insight into significant fraud and abuse issues facing healthcare professionals, and thoughtful discussion from industry panelists for which this conference is known.
- Healthcare Fraud Year in Review
- Hot Topics in Healthcare Fraud: Today and Tomorrow
- The Future of the False Claims Act
- Provider Relief Fund Audits and Investigations
- Navigating Corporate Integrity Agreements and Administrative Remedies
- Litigating Healthcare Fraud Enforcement Cases
- Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Enforcement Developments
- FCA Self-Disclosure Considerations
This year’s conference was held on Wednesday, December 1 and Thursday, December 2. To watch the conference on-demand, please click here.
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Pfizer lost a legal battle focused on the company’s financial assistance program against the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The agency denied the pharmaceutical company’s request to vacate an OIG advisory opinion that effectively precludes the manufacturer…
We are excited for this year’s complimentary CLE program, which will provide the same caliber of practical advice, insight into government developments, and thoughtful discussion from industry panelists you have come to expect from this seminar. This year’s topics include:
- Inside Scoop: Top Issues In-House Counsel Currently Face
- Update on International Trade Regulations and Enforcement
- SEC Update: Key Enforcement and Regulatory Priorities
- Running an Investigation
- Antitrust Is Back: DOJ and FTC Signal Significant Increase in Antitrust Enforcement
- Data Privacy Update
- Healthcare Fraud Enforcement Updates
- Hot Topics in Procurement Fraud in 2021 and Beyond
- COVID-19 Funding Fallout: Preparation for Government Scrutiny
This year’s seminar will be held from 8:30 a.m.–3:45 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, September 28. To register, please click here.
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