Escobar Distilled and Debated: the State of False Certification Liability under the False Claims Act Following the Supreme Court’s Recent Decision

July 15, 2016
American Health Lawyers Association
Webinar

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Brian Roark will moderate a webinar titled, “Escobar Distilled and Debated: the State of False Certification Liability under the False Claims Act Following the Supreme Court’s Recent Decision.” This webinar is hosted by the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) and will assess the potential impact of the U.S. Supreme Court opinion in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar.

Topics Include:

  • An analysis of how Escobar will impact FCA liability for healthcare providers and other government contractors
  • Consideration to how providers will identify whether a rule or regulation is material to the payment of claims
  • How the opinion will effect Rule 12(b)(6) and Rule 9(b) motions to dismiss
  • An assessment of the materiality standard

The webinar will be held on July 15 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. EDT.