HFMA Texas State Chapters FREE Webinar
May 21, 2013
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Mitigating False Claims Act Filings Through Adequate Compliance
Course #1305w | CPE: none | Level: Basic | Prerequisite: None
Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
Event number: 664 985 493
Event password: 1234
Course Description: There are many initiatives where the False Claims Act (FCA) may be a viable option for contractors and others to file a qui tam suit. This presentation addresses areas of healthcare where the FCA may be implicated, provides an overview of the FCA and how courts categorize the types of claims, and how compliance can mitigate exposure to a potential suit. Highlights of points to be covered:
• What is a qui tam suit?
• How the Affordable Care Act opened the landscape.
• The different types of claims courts consider.
• How compliance initiatives can reduce risk.
• The impact on an organization.
Learning Objectves: After this session, the attendees will have an understanding of risks associated with non-compliance with various initiatives and how the FCA may be implicated, appreciate the total potential costs associated with a qui tam suit and learn how courts and HHS address these types of claims.
Target Audience: Compliance, Legal, Finance and Upper and Middle
Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA - Attorney, Rachel V. Rose - Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C. | Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA is an attorney with experience in various facets of the health care system. Ms. Rose’s law firm, Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C. is located in Houston, TX.
Ms. Rose gained direct knowledge of the healthcare industry by working in hospitals, in health care focused law firms, as Director of Business Development and Assistant General Counsel for a healthcare advisory company, and in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Her healthcare policy experience is derived from working on Capitol Hill, The Department of Health and Human Services, and The Royal College of Nursing in London.
Ms. Rose is published on various facets of healthcare which include: physician reimbursement, ICD-10, access to care issues, anti-kickback and Stark law, U.S. Supreme Court cases impacting the medical device industry, international comparative healthcare laws, and HIPAA/the HITECH Act. She has also spoken extensively on ICD-10 and HIPAA/HITECH Act compliance issues.
Ms. Rose is licensed in Texas. Currently, she is Vice-chair with the Enterprise Risk Management Task Force of the American Health Law Association and Vice-chair of the Book Publication Committee for the Health Law Section of the American Bar Association.
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