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Healthcare Reform Act Increases Fraud and Abuse Enforcement Activities


Important Trends and Recent Developments

Morris, Manning & Martin hosted a webinar devoted to the Healthcare Reform Act and its emphasis and funding dedicated to Fraud and Abuse Activities, including the increased funding, statutory changes and the impact upon healthcare organizations operations. Now more than ever, proactive and effective compliance programs are essential to Healthcare Organizations daily operations.

The webinar specifically discusses the following:

  • The Healthcare Reform Act dramatically increased funding for federal and state enforcement acivities.
  • The burden of proof related to establishing "Intent" has been changed within the enforcement of the Anti-kickback Statute.
  • The expansion of potential whistleblowers caused by the changes to the False Claims Act.
  • The regulatory changes emphasize the importance of the billing and coding compliance review activities.
  • The Healthcare Reform Act calls for a definite self-disclosure protocols and reporting of overpayments as well as its implication on the False Claims Act.
  • The enforcement activities will impact hospital and physician relationships and the application of the standards for fair market value and commercial reasonableness determinations.
  • And more...

You must register to view a recording of the webinar.  Please click on the link to the left to view the recording.

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