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Health Care Enforcement Year in Review & 2020 Outlook Webinar

Feb
13
2020

Date: February 13, 2020

Time: 12:30PM - 1:30PM

Health care fraud enforcement remained robust in 2019. While criminal enforcement actions involving opioids continued as a top enforcement priority, the civil False Claims Act still remains one of the government’s most powerful enforcement tools. In our annual webinar, Mintz’s Health Care Enforcement Defense team will review the key policy developments, settlements, and court decisions from 2019 and assess their likely impact in 2020 and beyond.

Topics will include:

  • Statistical analysis of trends in False Claims Act cases
  • DOJ’s continued focus on corporate cooperation and prosecuting individuals
  • DOJ’s implementation of new policies, including its efforts to control the litigation of declined qui tam cases through dismissal and the issuance of guidance affecting resolution of civil and criminal enforcement actions
  • Examination of common defendants and legal theories in health care fraud enforcement actions in 2019 and predictions for the future
  • Lessons learned from False Claims Act retaliation cases

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Speakers

Karen S. Lovitch is a Mintz attorney who represents health care companies in regulatory, transactional, and operational matters. She advises them on health care regulations such as the Stark Law and the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988.
Brian P. Dunphy is a member of the Health Care Enforcement & Investigations Group at Mintz. He defends clients facing government investigations and whistleblower complaints regarding alleged violations of the federal False Claims Act. Brian also handles commercial health care litigation.
Eóin P. Beirne is a white collar defense lawyer at Mintz. He guides clients from a wide range of industries through investigations and enforcement proceedings and represents them in state and federal courts. Eóin handles matters related to health care fraud, public corruption, and insider trading.
Kevin is a member of the firm's Health Care Enforcement Defense Group and has significant experience representing health care–related entities in a variety of litigation matters, including contract, regulatory, False Claims Act and class action lawsuits. Kevin's health care industry clients have included pharmacies, PBMs, hospitals, clinical laboratories, diagnostic imaging providers, pharmaceutical companies and managed care organizations.