Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Matt Curley answered several questions about the healthcare fraud landscape in 2017 for the High Stakes blog. As a follow-up to the release of the firm’s Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Review 2016, Matt provided insights on the following questions:

  • What has been the driving force behind healthcare fraud recoveries in recent years?
  • How has the use of data impacted enforcement activities?
  • Whistleblower cases increased roughly 10 percent in 2016. What approaches by the government encourage more whistleblower activity?
  • How does the health policy debate among legislators impact fraud enforcement?
  • What impact has the Yates Memo had on holding individual executives and employees accountable?
  • What other trends are worth noting?

The full post, “Healthcare Fraud Enforcement: Certain As Death And Taxes,” was published on the High Stakes blog by Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock on April 27, 2017.

To download a copy of the firm’s Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Review 2016 report, click here.