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Mintz Attorney Laurence J. Freedman to Speak at HCCA Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Institute

Laurence J. Freedman, a Member of the Health Law Practice of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., is presenting at the 2015 Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Institute presented by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). The conference is being held October 25-28 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Freedman’s session is entitled, “Litigating a False Claims Act Case.” He will be joined by fellow presenters Michael Granston, Director, Commercial Litigation Branch, Fraud Section, Civil Division, US Department of Justice and Jack T. Boese, Of Counsel, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.

HCCA’s Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Institute offers participants the opportunity to learn best and leading edge practices for the compliance lawyer. The conference education will go beyond legal analysis to implementing systems to ensure the law is followed. Speakers, including lawyers and compliance officers, will offer practical advice in an interactive forum that facilitates greater collaboration between the legal and compliance teams.

Mr. Freedman’s health care and life sciences litigation practice focuses on defending clients against allegations and investigations of fraud and abuse involving governmental programs.  He is highly experienced in representing clients against actions brought by federal and state agencies including the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS OIG), the United States Attorneys’ Offices, and state OIGs and Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCUs).

Attorneys in Mintz Health Law Practice, many of whom have held senior government positions or served as in-house counsel, represent for-profit and non-profit, domestic and international companies in connection with a wide variety of business and legal transactions, challenges and issues that they confront both on a daily basis and in bet-the-company matters. Clients span the full spectrum of the industry, including hospital systems, managed care organizations, laboratories, long-term care providers, durable medical equipment suppliers, behavioral health companies, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, retail pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers.