How To Defend Your Co. From Gov't Health Care Claims

Law360, New York (March 7, 2013, 12:44 PM EST) -- Federal enforcement of False Claims Act, Stark anti-kickback and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health claims against health care companies continues to rise rapidly. The FCA recoveries by the U.S. Department of Justice exceeded $9.5 billion from January 2009 through the end of 2012 — a record for any four-year period.

Insurance can be a valuable asset to defray the costs to defend individual directors and officers and the company from a government investigation and pay any...
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