Health Care Fraud and Abuse

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Course Number:
LAW 682

Credit Hours:
3 Credit Hours

Prerequisites:RCC*. In this course students will explore the large body of law governing the financial arrangements between health care providers and payors. Students will participate in a detailed examination of (i) The Federal False Claims Act; (ii) The Federal Anti-Kickback Statute; (iii) The "Stark" laws; (iv) the Civil Monetary Penalty Statutes; (v) the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA); (vi) the impact of health care reform legislation on these statutes; (vii) current trends in enforcement; and (viii) cases recently decided as examples of the application of these laws, their prosecution and defense.

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