Government Enforcement & Compliance

Overview

Our government enforcement and compliance attorneys include federal and state prosecutors as well as deeply experienced compliance advisors. We provide assistance and counsel to individual and corporate health care providers, hospitals and academic medical centers, and pharmaceutical and medical device companies in a wide variety of government enforcement and compliance matters, such as:

  • Responding to audits by Medicare, Medicaid, the OIG, commercial insurers, and others, including advising on any duty to repay and negotiating appropriate settlements
  • Defending providers and their employees in qui tam or government False Claims Act, anti-kickback, or other fraud investigations
  • Conducting internal investigations into employee malfeasance, improper billing practices, privacy breaches, and other allegations and infractions
  • Designing and implementing appropriate corrective action plans in response to identified compliance breakdowns
  • Conducting board and management training sessions concerning compliance oversight responsibilities and strategies
  • Defending practitioners and institutions in licensure and certification proceedings
  • Developing, drafting, and advising on the implementation of comprehensive compliance programs and policies for healthcare providers and companies