Government enforcement against perceived instance of fraud and abuse in the health care industry continues to accelerate and expand into new areas-often leading to record-breaking settlements, sometimes exceeding a billion dollars. Since business practices, well-accepted in other areas, may be investigated as potential crimes in the health care industry, and since there are numerous gray areas in the law, it is difficult to know how to proceed safely.
Health Care Fraud and Abuse: Practical Perspectives, Third Edition, outlines in detail the existing fraud and abuse laws, regulations, case law and other government standards (which lawyers who do not specialize in health law can easily miss) and offers attorneys the practical perspective and guidance they need to protect their clients. This incomparable treatise offers seasoned counsel, as well as those new to health care law, assistance in structuring acceptable business arrangements, avoiding statutory and regulatory pitfalls, defending clients against government investigations and litigation, implementing effective corporate compliance programs, and more.
The new Third Edition has been reorganized to include a separate, comprehensive chapter on the Anti-Kickback Statute, full of practical guidance. The Third Edition also includes new material on:
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About the Editor-in-ChiefLinda A. Baumann is a partner in Arent Fox, Washington, D.C., where she specializes in health care fraud and abuse and compliance.ABA Health Law Section