False Claims Act "Hot Areas": What You Need to Know
Presenter: Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C., Houston, TX
Time: 1.05 hours
Description: With its roots stemming back to 1863, the False Claims Act continues to be the U.S. Department of Justice's primary enforcement tool for returning money to the Federal Treasury. It is also considered one of five fundamental fraud, waste, and abuse laws, which potentially impact a provider every time a claim is submitted to Medicare, Medicaid, and other government programs because of the attestation language. The purpose of this webinar is to provide a synopsis of the False Claims Act and the current landscape in relation to coverage determinations and the federal Anti-Kickback Statute.
- Learn about current case law and some of the diverging opinions in different federal courts.
- Appreciate the hot areas of potential liability.
- Understand how a legitimate and robust compliance program comes into play with the recent changes to the DOJ's cooperation credit and compensation reforms from both the criminal and civil divisions.
Speaker: Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C., Houston, TX
Ms. Rose has a unique background, having worked in many different facets of healthcare, securities, and cybersecurity, as well as international law and business throughout her career. Her practice focuses on a variety of cybersecurity, healthcare, and securities law issues related to industry compliance and transactional work, as well as representing plaintiffs in Dodd-Frank/False Claims Act whistleblower claims.
In addition to being extensively published and a sought-after presenter and quoted expert, Ms. Rose holds an MBA with minors in healthcare and entrepreneurship from Vanderbilt University, and a law degree from Stetson University College of Law, where she graduated with various honors, including the National Scribes Award and The William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award.
Ms. Rose is licensed in Texas and is admitted to practice before all State Courts, as well as the United States Supreme Court, the District Court for the District of Colombia, and all four Federal Court Districts in the State of Texas. She is a Fellow of the Federal Bar Association. Currently, she is the Chair of the Federal Bar Association's Government Relations Committee, a board member of the Federal Bar Association's Qui Tam Section, the co-editor of the American Health Lawyers Association's Enterprise Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Entities (2nd Edition), as well as a co-author of the books The ABCs of ACOs and What Are International HIPAA Considerations?
She has been named consecutively to the Texas Bar College, the National Women Trial Lawyers Association's Top 25, and Houstonia Magazine's Top Lawyers for healthcare. In 2019, she was also named to the National Trial Lawyers Association's Top 100, as well as 1st Healthcare Compliance's 2019 Top Presenter. Ms. Rose is also an Affiliated Member with Baylor College of Medicine's Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, where she teaches bioethics. See www.rvrose.com for additional information.
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