Over the past five years, recoveries from False Claims Act cases have surpassed $22 billion, with more than half coming from the healthcare industry alone. Our attorneys help companies from all sectors of healthcare navigate enforcement and compliance issues related to Healthcare Fraud and Abuse. Watch this video to find out why healthcare executives nationwide turn to Bass, Berry & Sims when faced with fraud and abuse issues.

Learn more about Bass, Berry & Sims’ Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Practice at www.bassberry.com/healthcare-fraud.

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Bass, Berry & Sims is pleased to announce the release of its fifth annual Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Review 2016. The Review, compiled by the firm’s Healthcare Fraud Task Force, is an industry-leading guide to healthcare fraud developments and provides an outlook as to what lies ahead in 2017.

The Review details all healthcare-related False Claims Act settlements from last year, organized by particular sectors of the healthcare industry. It also provides a comprehensive review of developments in FCA-related litigation, covers enforcement-related litigation involving the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, and looks at the unfolding implications of the DOJ’s Yates Memo and its emphasis on individual accountability.

Topics covered in the Review include:

  • Noteworthy Settlements
  • Issues to Watch
  • False Claims Act Update
  • Stark Law/Anti-Kickback Statute
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Developments

Click here to view the Review.

Healthcare_Fraud_2015Bass, Berry & Sims is pleased to provide its annual Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Review, which highlights significant enforcement trends and legal developments, discusses recent cases and settlements affecting the healthcare industry, and provides an outlook on what lies ahead in 2016.

During the previous year, Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys have represented virtually every type of provider in the healthcare industry in civil and criminal healthcare fraud investigations and related litigation. We have incorporated this experience into our Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Review for the benefit of our clients and friends and hope that the Review will be a valuable resource for healthcare providers facing complex compliance and fraud and abuse-related issues.

The Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Review offers a concise discussion and analysis of such topics as:

  • Noteworthy Healthcare Settlements
  • Issues to Watch
  • False Claims Act Update (“FCA”)
  • Stark Law/Anti-Kickback Statute Developments
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Developments

Click here to view the Review.

We recently authored an article examining the rise in states developing their own false claims act statutes and how this expansion is impacting government contractors. The article offers tips to government contractors on ways to mitigate the risk of state false claims actions.

The full article, “The Expanding Risk Of State FCA Actions,” was published by Law360 on March 6.