Prepare for Unseen Liabilities: FCA, FERA and Their Impact on Healthcare

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Tue, Oct 13, 2009
60 Minutes
Product Description

The FERA could be farther reaching than you know.

BIG news for any provider enrolled in Medicare: FERA includes several amendments to the False Claims Act designed to restore the more expansive interpretations of the act that had recently been repudiated by federal courts.

Make sure you're prepared for any unforeseen liability. Join nationally recognized legal expert Robert W. Markette, Jr, for this 1-hour audio event where he will explore FERA and the impact on healthcare and how you can protect yourself.

Here's what you will learn:
  • Get the background on the False Claims Act and how it has been used in health care fraud prosecutions.
  • Scope out the penalties for a false claims act violation.
  • "Knowledge" and "Intent" under the Act -- It’s broader than you think.
  • Allison Engine, FERA, and the Act: What kind of intent is required?
  • FERA intent standard will impact your relationship with subcontractors.
  • FERA and reverse false claims: how FERA impacts what you do with identified overpayments.
  • Modify your compliance plan to protect yourself.
  • More legislation pending in Congress: What else could be in store?

Who should attend? Compliance Officers, Claims/Billing staff, Administrators, lawyers working with healthcare.

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About Our Speaker

Robert W. Markette - Home Care Expert

For more than a decade, Robert W. Markette, Jr., CHC, has focused his practice on representing home health, hospice, private duty and DME providers in all aspects of their operations. With more than a decade of experience in working with these industries, Robert has developed a reputation for understanding the operational, compliance and legal/regulatory issues facing homecare providers.

In representing the homecare industry, Robert...   More Info
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