2021 False Claims Act Developments

$195.00

CLE credits earned: 2 General Credits (WA 2 Law and Legal)

The False Claims Act, also known as Known as the “Lincoln Law”, continues to serve as the United States Government’s primary tool to redress false claims for federal funds and property. Recently, a bi-partisan group of Senators introduced The False Claims Act Amendments of 2021 (S.2428), which build upon the significant changes in 1986 and 2009. The goals of the webinar are to highlight key areas of the False Claims Act, explain DOJ priorities and highlight recent case law.

A portion of the discussion will be devoted to compliance, especially in the healthcare and government procurement industries, which can have mitigating effects during settlement discussions.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

•  False Claims Act and The Proposed False Claims Act Amendments of 2021
•  DOJ Enforcement Priorities & Recent Cases
•  Compliance Programs as a Mitigating Factor

Date / Time: October 15, 2021

•   2:00 pm – 4:10 pm Eastern
•   1:00 pm – 3:10 pm Central
•   12:00 pm – 2:10 pm Mountain
•   11:00 am – 1:10 pm Pacific

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Original Broadcast Date: August 31, 2021

Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA_Principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C._myLawCLERachel V. Rose, JD, MBA | Principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C. (Houston, TX)

Ms. Rose has a unique background, having worked in many different facets of healthcare, securities, cybersecurity, as well as international law and business throughout her career. Her practice focuses on a variety of cybersecurity, health care, and securities law issues related to industry compliance and transactional work, as well as representing plaintiffs in Dodd-Frank/False Claims Act whistleblower claims.

In addition to being extensively published and a sought-after presenter and quoted expert, Ms. Rose holds an MBA with minors in healthcare and entrepreneurship from Vanderbilt University, and a law degree from Stetson University College of Law, where she graduated with various honors, including the National Scribes Award and The William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award.

Ms. Rose is licensed in Texas and is a Fellow of the Federal Bar Association. Currently, she is the Chair of the Federal Bar Association’s Government Relations Committee, the co-editor of the American Health Lawyers Association’s Enterprise Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Entities (2nd Edition), as well as a co-author of the books The ABCs of ACOs and What Are International Business Considerations? She has been named consecutively to the Texas Bar College, the National Women Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 25 and Houstonia Magazine’s Top Lawyers for healthcare.

In 2019, she was also named to the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100, as well as 1st Healthcare Compliance’s 2019 Top Presenter. Ms. Rose is also an Affiliated Member with the Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, where she teaches bioethics. See www.rvrose.com for additional information.
 
 

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I.The evolution of the False Claims Act & The Proposed False Claims Act Amendments of 2021 | 2:00-2:17
II.Discussion of materiality and items that make False Claims Act cases unique | 2:17-2:35
III.DOJ Enforcement Priorities | 2:35-2:50
IV.Overview of Recent Settlements | 2:50-3:00

V.Break | 3:00-3:10

VI.Recent Notable Settlements and Court Orders | 3:10-3:27
VII.PHI, Cybersecurity, EHRs, and Recent Enforcement Actions | 3:27-3:45
VIII.Compliance and Mitigation | 3:45-4:10