Gabriel Imperato, managing partner of Broad and Cassel’s Fort Lauderdale office, will be moderating a panel at the 16th Annual Conference on Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law, which is hosted by the American Bar Association on March 4-7 at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
“Whistleblowers, Compliance and Criminal and Civil Liability for Health Care Fraud: Emerging Strategies for Organizational Response to Non-Compliant Conduct, Government Enforcement Action and Voluntary Disclosure” will include panelists Richard Westling, First Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans; Ellyn Sternfield of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, Washington, D.C.; and Lesley Ann Skillen of Getnick & Getnick, LLP, Washington D.C.
Increasing healthcare fraud and abuse settlements with corresponding shares received by whistleblowers are providing incentives to bring such claims. However, a whistleblower does not necessarily come out of the blue. Healthcare entities can take steps to help reduce the possibility of a whistleblower bringing a claim. Get insights from this experienced panel and moderator at the ABA Health Law Section’s Emerging Issues Conference.