Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:15am to 10:15am

Five Things You Can Do Now to “Save Your Bacon” in a Future False Claims Act Case

False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuits against EMS agencies continue to grow tremendously as the government continues its aggressive approach toward health care fraud and abuse enforcement.  An increasing number of these cases are initially brought by “whistleblowers” who are “inside” the system as an employee, former employee, volunteer, competitor, or other healthcare provider your agency works with.  There are many preventive steps that can be taken to minimize your risk of a whistleblower lawsuit.  This session will discuss five critical actions you can take now to prevent these cases from arising in the first place, and to give you the ammunition necessary to successfully fight an FCA lawsuit from the moment it hits the court’s docket.