Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Matt Curley provided insights for an article in Nashville Medical News about recent government enforcement developments in the healthcare industry related to the False Claims Act and DOJ's Yates Memorandum. The article includes reference to data and information from the firm's Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Review 2015.
In the article, Matt discusses steps healthcare companies can take to reduce the risk of government investigations. As Matt points out, "[i]t's imperative that employers respond to compliance issues as soon as they're raised by employees, provide ongoing compliance training to employees, and monitor industry trends to see where the government might be focusing on a particular issue."
The full article, "The Pain of Penalty," was published by Nashville Medical News on August 9, 2016.