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Year-End $3 Million HIPAA Settlement Pushes 2018 OCR HIPAA Recoveries Over $28 Million; Act Promptly To Strengthen Compliance & Share Ideas For Simplification

$3M HIPAA Resolution Agreement & 2018 Record Setting HIPAA Enforcement Show Necessity To Make HIPAA Compliance A Priority; Meanwhile, 2/12/2019 Deadline To Share Ideas For HIPAA Rule Simplification & Improvement Looms Read more detail on Recent Health Care Law posts … Continue reading

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Department of Justice announces $2.8 billion in fraud recoveries for fiscal year 2018; down 25% from 2017

On December 21, the Department of Justice announced that during 2018, it had recovered more than $2.8 billion under the False Claims Act. This total was approximately 25% lower than in the prior fiscal year, and breaks a long string … Continue reading

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DOJ False Claims Act Recoveries Hit Ten Year Low

Despite Slowdown in Prosecution, Whistleblowers Continue to Play the Critical Role in Detecting Fraud. In statistics published this week by the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. government’s recoveries under the False Claims Act (“FCA”) hit their lowest mark since 2008, … Continue reading

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Ranking the Plaintiffs’ Firms by 2017 Shareholder Recoveries

As I have previously noted (for example here), a number of reports have analyzed the 2017 approved securities class action lawsuit settlements in statistical and numeric terms, such as the aggregate, average, and mean settlement amounts. But what do the … Continue reading

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DOJ, HHS announce $2.6 billion in fraud recoveries during FY 2017

On April 6, the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services announced that in the fiscal year that ended in September 2017, the agencies recovered $2.6 billion in health care fraud cases. According to DOJ’s press release: Health and … Continue reading

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