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AHLA Publishes 2021 Supplement to Legal Issues in Health Care Fraud and Abuse

  • October, 12, 2021

Published by AHLA and authored by Laura F. Laemmle-Weidenfeld, the new 2021 Supplement to Legal Issues in Health Care Fraud & Abuse, Fifth Edition provides in-depth coverage of recent critical changes in regulation and enforcement of the Anti-Kickback Law, Stark Law, False Claims Act, and more.

Regulation of health care fraud and abuse has undergone remarkable change in the past year, making this new Supplement essential to maintaining a firm foundation in health care fraud and abuse law. With over 600 pages of expert analysis and fully referenced examples, Legal Issues in Health Care Fraud & Abuse, Fifth Edition explains how fraud and abuse laws are enforced by federal and state entities, with practical advice on assessing and addressing risk and guidance on navigating relationships with the agencies and individuals enforcing the law’s prohibitions. This book is a necessity for anyone who needs to understand the intricacies of how fraud and abuse laws are structured and enforced in the health care context.

AHLA’s to Legal Issues in Health Care Fraud & Abuse, Fifth Edition is available to order through AHLA’s store on the LexisNexis website for both members of AHLA and the broader health law professionals community.

About the Author

Laura F. Laemmle-Weidenfeld is a partner in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice at Jones Day in Washington, DC. She defends against numerous investigations and litigation brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ), various U.S. Attorneys offices, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, state attorneys general, and other state and federal agencies. Laura helps her clients navigate challenging compliance issues, including analyzing arrangements under the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, conducting internal investigations, and preparing self-disclosures. Earlier in her career, Laura served as a trial attorney in the Frauds Section of the DOJ's Civil Division, where she conducted health care fraud investigations and litigation matters brought under the False Claims Act and its whistleblower provisions.