Fraud and Abuse: Latest False Claims Act Developments

In this episode of AHLA's monthly series on fraud and abuse issues, Matthew Wetzel, Partner, Goodwin Procter, speaks with Robert S. Salcido, Partner, Akin Gump, about recent developments related to the False Claims Act (FCA). They discuss the ongoing split in circuit cases regarding when reasonable clinical judgements can be subject to the FCA, the government’s attack on joint ventures involving referral sources, and potentially amending the FCA’s damages provision to make it fairer to health care entities. Robert is the author of the brand-new Fourth Edition of AHLA’s False Claims Act & The Health Care Industry: Counseling & Litigation. From AHLA's Fraud and Abuse Practice Group. Sponsored by BRG.