Dec

    Day 4: Virtual Civil False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement Institute [CC]

    12 PM EST

    Registrants of the Institute will study developments and trends in healthcare, procurement, and loan & grant fraud, join a state FCA roundtable, and engage on ethics issues that can complicate FCA practice.

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    2:00-1:00 PM | Developments in Healthcare Fraud

    This continues to be a consequential time in healthcare fraud. The complex fit between medical necessity, managed care plans and the FCA, developments in kickback and Stark litigation, new alleged lab scams, administrative remedies, and the over­hang of Escobar are among the topics that will make this an interesting discussion.

    Lisa Noller, Partner, Foley & Lardner
    Alec Alexander, Deputy Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
    Amy Easton, Partner, Phillips & Cohen
    Stacy Race, Assistant Attorney General, Michigan Department of Attorney General
    Brian Roark, Member, Bass, Berry & Sims
    Natalie Waites, Assistant Director, Department of Justice, Civil Fraud Section

    1:15-2:15 PM | Breakout Sessions

    Procurement Fraud

    False claims in the sale of goods and services is where the False Claims Act got its start. The panel will discuss recent procurement fraud cases in the Department of Defense, General Services Administration and Department of Energy arenas and where this ever- consequential area of practice may go next.

    Michael Waldman, Partner, Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber
    Jonathan Aronie, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
    Alicia Bentley, Senior Trial Counsel, Department of Justice, Civil Fraud Section
    Vince McKnight, DC Managing Partner, Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP

    State FCA Roundtable

    Many states and a few localities have FCA analogs of their own, and increasingly they rely upon these statutes to enforce state interests. A panel of experts will discuss this important area, including how to work with multiple government agencies in settlement, state involvement in litigation.

    Robert Patten, President Emeritus, Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund
    Teigue Carroll, Bureau Chief, Office of the Attorney General, NY
    Kathleen Von Hoene, Director, Florida MFCU
    Nicholas Paul, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, California MFCU

    2:30-3:30 PM | Loan & Grant Fraud

    With trillions of dollars in stimulus spending, loans and grants are an ever-growing area of potential False Claims Act enforcement. Hear a panel of experts discuss past practice in this area and what may lie ahead.

    Kimberly Friday, Attorney, Osborn Maledon
    Renee Brooker, Of Counsel, Finch McCranie LLP
    Colin Huntley, Deputy Director, Department of Justice, Civil Fraud Section 
    Gregg Shapiro, Chief, Affirmative Civil Enforcement Unit, USAO, District of Massachusetts
    Michael Vernick, Partner, Hogan Lovells US

    3:45-4:45 PM | Ethics

    Consensual monitoring, handling of privileged materials, seal breaches . . . These are just some of the ethics issues that complicate FCA practice. Experienced government counsel join relator’s and defense counsel to guide you through the minefields.

    David Wiseman, Assistant Director, Department of Justice, Civil Fraud
    Carrie Bashaw, Senior Counsel Washington State Office of the Attorney General
    Michael E. Paulhus, Partner, King & Spalding
    Amanda Rocque, Deputy Civil Chief, Department of Justice, USAO-CO
    Lesley Skillen, Partner, Getnick & Getnick

    Event Details

    Duration

    285

    Format

    Web

    Date

    Dec 04, 2020

    2020-12-04T12:00:00-05:00 2020-12-04T16:45:00-05:00 Day 4: Virtual Civil False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement Institute [CC]

    Registrants of the Institute will study developments and trends in healthcare, procurement, and loan & grant fraud, join a state FCA roundtable, and engage on ethics issues that can complicate FCA practice.

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    MCLE Information

    The ABA will seek 3.00 CLE credit hours in 60-minute-hour states, and 3.60 CLE credit hours in 50-minute states, including 1.00 hours of CLE Ethics and Professional Responsibility credit in 60-minute states and 1.20 hours of CLE Ethics and Professional Responsibility credit in 50-minute states. Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules.

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