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Healthcare Providers and the False Claims Act (FCA)



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Health Care providers be aware that the False Claims Act (FCA) applies to you. The FCA prohibits false claims for payments from the federal government, such as claims submitted to Medicare and Medicaid, and there is no requirement of evidence of willful misconduct.

This webcast, created specifically for health care providers and administrators, will cover key definitions, damages, and ways to minimize the risk of violating the FCA.

In this webcast, Walter Williams, Bill Galeota, Bill Wilmoth will discuss:

  • The broad scope of what constitutes a “false claim”
  • The expansive meaning of “knowingly”
  • The damages permitted including civil penalties
  • Ways to avoid and minimize risk