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Compliance Program Training for Your Board of Directors: What You Need to Know

By: Anne Novick Branan Members of the Board of Directors[1] for health care organizations have important responsibilities related to corporate compliance. Government regulators expect health care Boards to assume greater responsibility to provide oversight for the corporate compliance programs and … Continue reading

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OIG Issues Special Fraud Alert Focusing on Laboratory Payments to Referring Physicians

By: Stephen H. Siegel, Esq. On June 25, 2014, the HHS- Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued its “Special Fraud Alert: Laboratory Payments to Referring Physicians.” The OIG focused on blood-specimen collection, processing, and packaging arrangements, as well as so-called … Continue reading

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Corporate Compliance Officer Liability Under the Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine

By Gabriel Imperato and Tara Epstein The aggressive prosecution of individuals in health care fraud cases continues and is reflected by the criminal and civil penalties imposed on corporate executives, including individual owners, officers, or managing employees, holding them personally … Continue reading

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