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Positive Impact for False Claims Act Cases: The Supreme Court’s ruling in Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar

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Re-Broadcast on April 27, 2017

The holding in the Escobar case sums it up: “(1) The implied false certification theory can be a basis for liability under the False Claims Act when a defendant submitting a claim makes specific representations about the goods or services provided, but fails to disclose non-compliance with material statutory, regulatory, or contractual requirements that make those representations misleading with respect to those goods or services; and (2) liability under the FCA for failing to disclose violations of legal requirements does not turn upon whether those requirements were expressly designated as conditions of payment.”

Prior to the opinion being issued, there was a split in the Circuit Courts over whether or not this type of claim could prevail. Therefore, the purpose of this webinar is to detail the nuances of Escobar, describe the four types of categories that a claim fits into under the False Claims Act and highlight some issues from other False Claims Act cases of which counsel needs to be aware.

Key topics to be disucssed:

  • Understand the different categories of False Claims Act cases
  • Appreciate the Escobar opinion’s impact on False Claims Act litigation
  • Discern some key issues that often arise in False Claims Act litigation

Date / Time: April 27, 2017

  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
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  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Pacific

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Re-Broadcast on April 27, 2017

RachelVRose_1Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA is a Principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C. (Houston, TX).

Ms. Rose has a unique background, having worked in many different facets of healthcare, securities and international law and business throughout her career including: work in acute care hospitals including the operating room and dietary departments; consultative work as a top performing representative for the pharmaceutical and medical device industry; work for the Chairman of the Reform and Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill; intern at the Department of Health and Human Services; and compiling policy papers at the Royal College of Nursing in London. She has worked on Wall Street and at one of the Big Four consulting firms.

Prior to opening her law firm, she was Director of Business Development and Assistant General Counsel for a healthcare advisory company. She is published and presents on a variety of healthcare topics including: Dodd-Frank, the False Claims Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, physician reimbursement, ICD-10, access to care, anti-kickback and Stark laws, U.S. Supreme Court cases impacting the medical device industry, international comparative healthcare laws, and the HIPAA/the HITECH Act. Her practice focuses on a variety of cybersecurity, health care and securities law issues related to industry compliance, transactional work and Dodd-Frank/False Claims Act whistleblower claims, which remain under seal.

Ms. Rose holds an MBA with minors in healthcare and entrepreneurship from Vanderbilt University, and a law degree from Stetson University College of Law, where she graduated with various honors, including the National Scribes Award and The William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award. Ms. Rose is licensed in Texas. Currently, she is on the Executive Committee of the Federal Bar Association’s Qui Tam Section and a member of the Government Relations Committee, the co-editor of the American Health Lawyers Association’s Enterprise Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Entities (2nd Edition) and Vice-chair of the Distance Learning Committee for the Health Law Section of the American Bar Association, as well as a co-author of the book The ABCs of ACOs and What Are International Business Considerations? Ms. Rose is an Affiliated Member with the Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, where she teaches bioethics.

Ms. Rose is also involved in a variety of not-for-profit endeavors. She performs pro-bono legal work for veterans through the Houston Bar Association, has served Vanderbilt University in a variety of capacities including past-president of the Houston Alumni Chapter and current Alumni Council Member, UNICEF SW Regional Board Member, and served on the Board of the Tri-Delta Alumnae Chapter as Recording Secretary for three years. Ms. Rose has also served on the Auction Committee for the March of Dimes Chef’s Gala 2015 and in a variety of roles with the Junior League of Houston for the past four years.

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