Even prior to the PHE, the U.S. Department of Justice led several significant telehealth fraud enforcement actions.
Recent action by the U.S. government reminds us that engaging in the cryptocurrency markets continues to present counterparty risk in the context of with whom you are doing business.
“Fraudsters often seek to use national crises and periods of uncertainty to lure investors into scams. They may play off investors’ hopes and fears, as well as their charity and kindness, and may try to exploit confusion or rumors in the marketplace.”
Earlier this week, on June 1, the Department of Justice published its latest version of “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs.”
Nursing homes and other post-acute healthcare providers have long been the focus of both government investigations and private plaintiffs focusing on quality of care, staffing and billing issues.
With many banks and credit unions electing to limit Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans to existing customers, many nonbank lenders are scrambling to fill the gap and take part in the $349 billion program prior to the end of the application period on June 30, 2020.
Although federal regulators repeatedly have assured banks that they can make Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans without fear of later reprisals, there remains the potential for liability under the federal False Claims Act.
We hope this alert finds you, your families and your colleagues healthy and safe in these challenging times.
In the latest update to the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Corporate Enforcement Policy, the agency formalized prior guidance as to how companies can voluntarily disclose information in order to receive leniency.
In FY 2018, the federal government won or negotiated more than $2.3 billion in healthcare fraud judgments and settlements.