In this era of heightened government enforcement, perhaps no industry is as closely regulated and scrutinized as healthcare. Between changing Medicare rules and regulations, whistleblowers lawsuits under the False Claims Act and industry-wide investigations led by federal prosecutors, no company in the healthcare or pharmaceuticals industry is safe from risk. Your involvement in a wide range of investigations, enforcement actions and audits potentially can lead to catastrophic criminal, civil and administrative penalties and incarceration for individual executives and employees.
Utilizing our experience as former federal prosecutors with expertise in healthcare fraud, pharmaceuticals fraud and qui tam investigations, we regularly defend clients in criminal and civil matters in federal and state jurisdictions throughout the country. We represent corporations of all sizes as well as individual executives and employees. We also are experienced in serving as “pool counsel” for the employees of corporations. Frequently, we are asked to conduct internal investigations on behalf of corporations, boards of directors or audit committees regarding healthcare and pharmaceutical regulatory compliance.
Our cases often involve allegations related to: