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Health Care White Collar Posts

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Puts Employers on Notice: You Can Be Liable When Hackers Breach Your Systems
December 5, 2018
By: Yune D. Emeritz, Kate A. Kleba, and Abraham J. Rein

Opioid Law Creates Addiction-Treatment Kickback Crime That Reaches Commercial Health Insurance
December 4, 2018
By: Carolyn H. Kendall

Eastern District of Pennsylvania Refuses to Keep FCA Qui Tam Complaint Under Seal to Facilitate Government's Settlement Negotiations
November 7, 2018
By: Carolyn H. Kendall

OIG 15-Year Exclusion for False Claims Act Violations by Lab Company and its CEO Sends Warning to FCA Defendants
September 13, 2018
By: Carolyn H. Kendall

Eastern District of Pennsylvania Forms Civil Enforcement Strike Force Adding Resources to False Claims Act Cases
August 7, 2018
By: Internal Investigations & White Collar Practice Group

Pennsylvania Data Breach Litigation: An Important New Resource...and a Case to Watch
January 10, 2018
By: Abraham J. Rein

Third Circuit Rejects FCA Claims of Medicare Part D Fraud Applying Post-Escobar Materiality Bar; Acknowledges Validity of Government Knowledge Inference Defense
November 29, 2017
By: Carolyn H. Kendall

False Claims Act Update: The First Wave of “Materiality” Decisions Post-Escobar
October 25, 2016
By: Carolyn H. Kendall

Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Law, Health Care Providers, and Enforcement
October 13, 2016

Record $5.5 Million HIPAA Data Security Settlement: Lessons Learned
August 8, 2016
By: Carolyn H. Kendall and Abraham J. Rein

False Claims Act “Materiality” After Escobar
July 11, 2016

Third Circuit Upholds Dismissal of FCA Suit Against Pottstown Memorial Medical Center
June 22, 2016
By: John N. Joseph

Plan Ahead, Stay On Top of Government and Tech Changes, and Be Ready to Call the FBI: Key Lessons from the PHI Protection Network Conference
March 22, 2016
By: Abraham J. Rein

The Government Pushes The False Claims Act Envelope; Government Contractors Push Back
March 2, 2016
By: Yune D. Emeritz

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide the Viability of the Implied Certification Theory of False Claims Act Liability
December 8, 2015
By: Matthew T. Newcomer

PharMerica Settlements Highlight Potential for Dual False Claims Act and Controlled Substances Act Liability for Invalid Prescriptions
August 29, 2015
The American Society for Pharmacy Law's (ASPL) Rx Ipsa Loquitur
By: Matthew T. Newcomer

HHS's Data Security Problem: Lessons for the Private Sector
August 11, 2015
By: Steven J. Fox and Abraham J. Rein

Heightened False Claims Exposure: 60-Day Period to Repay Begins When Overpayment is Suspected Rather Than Confirmed
August 6, 2015
By: Matthew T. Newcomer

Why a Recent Decision on Medicare and Medicaid Overpayments Has Providers on High Alert
August 5, 2015
By: John N. Joseph

New Jersey Non-Profit Hospital Stripped of Tax Exemption Based on Ruling that Modern Non-Profit Hospitals Essentially Function as For-Profit Businesses
July 13, 2015
By: Carolyn H. Kendall

First Circuit Upholds $50 Million Tax Refund for Business Deduction Beyond Single Damages in False Claims Act Settlement
August 17, 2014

Third Circuit Decision Adopts More Lenient Pleading Standard in False Claims Act Litigation
June 24, 2014

Article: "The Federal Prosecutor As Regulator: Good Manufacturing Practices and The False Claims Act"
May 29, 2013
By: Ronald H. Levine