Identifying the Strings Attached: Top Enforcement Risks from Receiving COVID–19 Government Assistance Funds (2021 PHS Single Session)

3. Identifying the Strings Attached: Top Enforcement Risks from Receiving COVID–19 Government Assistance Funds (2021 Physicians Program Single Session)

Sean Bosack, Alison B. Rousseau, and Jody Rudman

  • Funding available to providers under the Provider Relief Fund of the CARES Act, how amounts were calculated, and the certifications inherent in the receipt of those funds
  • The enforcement personnel who will be utilized by the federal government to investigate claims related to wrongful receipt, keeping or use of provider relief funds
  • Statutory tools available to prosecute criminally or civilly, including the False Claims Act and various federal criminal statutes
  • Likely enforcement actions based on the historical context of the prosecutions that followed other disasters and programs such as Hurricane Katrina and the Troubled Asset Relief Fund
  • Possible actions to be taken in order to avoid, or prepare to defend, an investigation, a lawsuit or a prosecution
Continuing Education Credits are available for this session. For CLE credits, you can earn 1.0  credit hours on a 60-Min Calculation and 1.2 credit hours on a 50-minute Calculation. For CPE and CCB, you can earn 1.2 credit hours for this session.

AHLA would like to thank Pinnacle for sponsoring this CLE-eProgram session.