Fraud, Waste & Abuse Counseling and Defense

Our firm provides comprehensive legal support for healthcare providers and suppliers in connection with fraud, waste and abuse compliance: state and federal anti-kickback, federal and state physician self- referral,  false claims, secondary payer issues and unfair trade practices. More specifically, our attorneys can address legal audits to review existing contracts and financial relationships; client representation in which client is subject to preliminary inquiries and formal government investigations; development and updating a full corporate compliance program; drafting leases, services contracts and employment issues that are subject to fraud, abuse and waste laws and regulations; participation in due diligence reviews for buyers and sellers of healthcare companies; analysis of anti-kickback and self-referral laws at both federal and state levels; billing policies and procedures; representation of clients before federal and state regulatory agencies; litigation related to fraud, waste and abuse laws including false claims actions (qui tam), unfair trade practices, etc.