The Department of Justice (DOJ) just made an already ambiguous law even more difficult to navigate. Lawmakers originally touted the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (EKRA) as a weapon to help combat the growing opioid crisis. In reality, we have seen the...
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Month: June 2022
One big lesson after hospital system hit with $4M penalty for FCA violation
One of the largest, private for-profit hospital systems in the nation agreed to pay over $4.5 million to settle allegations that it violated various federal laws, including the False Claims Act (FCA). The healthcare corporation, Steward Health Care System LLC, owns...
What happens when a healthcare deal goes sour?
Not every business transaction goes according to plan. The target organization may focus on different goals than you had intended or, if looking at a merger, the two cultures may not mesh. Whatever the reason for the flop, a deal that turns sour can be more than just...