Fraud and Abuse Podcasts

March 20, 2012
Physician's Practice

Todd A. Rodriguez, a partner and co-chair of the firm’s Health Law Practice, recently contributed to a series of podcasts on fraud and abuse presented by Physician's Practice.

The Federal Anti-Kickback Statute

In this podcast, Todd discusses the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, a federal statute that prohibits individuals or entities from knowingly and willfully offering, paying, soliciting or receiving remuneration to induce referrals of items or services covered by Medicare, Medicaid or any other federally funded program. Todd also identifies some of the common missteps that are made in relation to it, and provides some key compliancy tips.

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Podcast: The Civil False Claims Act

In this podcast, Todd discusses the Civil False Claims Act, a federal law that has protected the United States government from fraud and abuse since it was originally enacted in 1863. Todd also identifies some of the common missteps that are made in relation to it, and provides some key compliancy tips.

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Podcast: Physician Self-Referral Law

In this podcast, Todd discusses the Physician Self-Referral Law, a law that prohibits a physician from referring Medicare or Medicaid program patients for certain designated health services (DHS) to an entity with which the physician or an immediate family member has a financial relationship. Todd also identifies some of the common missteps that are made in relation to it, and provides some key compliancy tips.

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