Hot Topic: The False Claims Act, the COVID-19 Anti-Kickback Statute, and Stark Law Waivers

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CLE credits earned: 1 GENERAL (or 1 LAW & LEGAL for WA state)

Our presenter, Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, is a Houston-based attorney, who also teaches bioethics to medical students at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas). Ms. Rose advises clients and is extensively published and presents on a wide variety of issues related to healthcare, cybersecurity, securities law, as well as the False Claims Act and Dodd-Frank. She has written several articles related to COVID-19 and Ebola and was quoted by MedPage Today as an expert in the article Point of Contention: The Law and Ebola Quarantines – How might court actions on the Ebola quarantines affect public health?

This webinar focuses on Coronavirus pandemic and bringing a False Claims Act case based on either Stark Law and/or Anti-kickback Statute (“AKS”) violations. The particular areas, which will be covered are as follows: (1) brief overview of the COVID-19, False Claims Act and recent cases involving the AKS and Stark Law; (2) waivers issued by HHS Regarding Stark Law and AKS; and (3) risk mitigation.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   Understanding a False Claims Act case, COVID-19, AKS and Stark Law
•   Explanation of the Waivers, their application and expiration dates
•   Risk mitigation suggestions for defense and compliance counsel

Date / Time: July 14, 2020

•   2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern
•   1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central
•   12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Mountain
•   11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific

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Original Broadcast Date: April 13, 2020

Rachel 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 facts of healthcare, securities, cybersecurity, as well as international law and business throughout her career. Her practice focuses on a variety of cybersecurity, health care and securities law issues related to industry compliance and transactional work, as well as representing plaintiffs in Dodd-Frank/False Claims Act whistleblower claims.

In addition to being extensively published and a sought-after presenter and quoted expert, Ms. Rose holds and 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 and is a Fellow of the Federal Bar Association. Currently, she is the Chair of the Federal Bar Association’s Government Relations Committee, the co-editor of the American Health Lawyers Association’s Enterprise Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Entities (2nd Edition), as well as a co-author of the books The ABCs of ACOs and What are International Business Considerations? She has been named consecutively to the Texas Bar College, the National Women Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 25 and Houstonia Magazine’s Top Lawyers for healthcare. In 2019, she was also named to the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100, as well as 1st Healthcare Compliance’s 2019 Top presenter. Ms. Rose is also an Affiliated Member with the Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, where she teaches bioethics. See www.rvrose.com for additional information.

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Section I. Overview of the Coronavirus, False Claims Act, Stark Law and AKS basics and recent case law

Section II. Updates on Stark and AKS waivers, which impact False Claims Act cases

Section III. Risk mitigation, HIPAA considerations and compliance tips