Health Care Reform:
Impact on False Claims Act and Qui Tam Litigation
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
The Patient Protection and Health Care Reform Act and Health Care and Education Tax Credits Reconciliation Act will change the way most companies operate. Whether you are in the health care industry or just an employer that offers health coverage, this new legislation has the potential to significantly impact the way you do business. What do you have to do to prepare your company for what's next?
Mayer Brown continues its series of 30-minute teleconferences with "Health Care Reform: Impact on False Claims Act and Qui Tam Litigation." Please join us as we explore recent changes to the False Claims Act (FCA) contained in the new health care reform act. These changes follow the 2009 amendments to the FCA that will affect FCA enforcement and the incentives for whistleblowers to file actions. Please join Anthony Alexis, former Assistant US Attorney in the District of Columbia, and Carolyn Osolinik, former Chief Counsel to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, as they discuss the following:
- Significant changes to the FCA contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010
- Public Disclosure Bar and original source exception modifications
- Criminal sanctions and program exclusions.