Episode 52 — The False Claims Act and Healthcare Fraud
The federal government continues to push aggressive False Claims Act enforcement cases against healthcare companies, including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, hospices and other healthcare providers. The Justice Department has employed the False Claims Act to target companies in the opioid industry as a response to the opioid crisis in our country.
Healthcare companies have to implement effective ethics and compliance controls to protect against fraud and possible government enforcement actions.
In this episode, Michael Volkov discusses recent developments and trends in False Claims Act enforcement.