AHLA’s Legal Issues in Health Care Fraud and Abuse publication has a new cumulative supplement for the Fifth Edition
- September 27, 2022
Washington, D.C. – AHLA recently released a new 2022 cumulative supplement to one of its best-selling publications: Legal Issues in Health Care Fraud and Abuse. This supplement was added to the fifth edition in response to the most significant developments in what the government considers to constitute fraud or abuse. This book is a must-have for anyone working in health law.
The fifth edition of Legal Issues in Health Care Fraud and Abuse has 600 pages of expert analysis and fully referenced examples. This edition explains how federal and state entities enforce fraud and abuse laws and provides practical advice on assessing and addressing risk and guidance on navigating relationships with agencies and individuals enforcing the law’s prohibitions. This new supplement will discuss:
- Industry responses to the Special Fraud Alert on speaker programs
- New final rule regarding physician compensation integrity
- Developments regarding the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act
- Aggressive pursuit of both individuals and entities in cases involving a wide variety of conduct
- Expanded discussion of exclusion from Medicare, Medicaid, and other programs
- New case law interpreting the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute
- And much more
AHLA extends its thanks to volunteers for sharing their expertise in this new supplement. Interested health law professionals can purchase the fifth edition with the 2022 cumulative supplement online via the LexisNexis website.
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.