By Jeff Overley (January 1, 2019, 12:03 PM EST) -- Health care providers and insurers in 2019 will confront an eye-popping array of regulatory endeavors, including a new "blacklist" that shames accused fraudsters, an expansion of kickback liability, and potentially dramatic changes to Medicare reimbursement. Here, Law360 explains health policy developments that lawyers need to track in the year ahead.
HHS OIG 'Blacklist' Draws Scrutiny
False Claims Act lawyers in 2019 will be eyeing a new webpage created by the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The webpage identifies entities that refused to sign corporate integrity agreements when reaching fraud settlements.
The webpage, which...
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