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K&L Gates Triage: 2018 Health Care Fraud Takedown

19 July 2018

Recently, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced its largest ever national health care fraud takedown, resulting in charges against 601 diverse defendants including health care entities and individual providers. In this episode, Mark Rush and John Lawrence discuss some of the major trends of the takedown, including a focus on unlawful distribution of opioids and other prescription narcotics and a focus on holding individuals accountable, as well as practical takeaways from the takedown for those in the health care industry.

About Triage
Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals has been created by K&L Gates to convey information about developments in health law through short podcasts.

If you work in the health care industry, you have grown accustomed to frequent changes in laws and regulations. On some days, it may seem like an insurmountable task to keep up with every change, especially as a new presidential administration and new policies take shape.

The K&L Gates Health Care Practice will regularly create Triage podcasts to help you learn about the latest developments in health law. Our lawyers will identify the most important changes and analyze the impact of these changes on our clients.

Catch-up on past episodes by visiting our Triage program page.

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