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Fall 2012 Class Descriptions

As of 6/18/2018 5:38:19 AM

Health Care Fraud & Abuse

Health Care Fraud and Abuse

This course will address health care fraud and abuse, and the resulting impact on the health care industry, practice of medicine and treatment of patients. Topics to be discussed include provider licensing and disciplinary actions, including exclusion from participation with federally-funded health care programs; reimbursement issues; and state and federal laws relating to physician selfreferrals (Stark laws) and the Anti-Kickback statute as they relate to health care marketing, physician relationships with health care vendors, and other considerations. The course will also provide an in-depth look at federal and state False Claims Acts and ?qui tam? litigation, which significantly affects any practitioner who accepts reimbursement from federally-funded health care programs such as Medicare or Medicaid.

2.00 hours