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False Claims Act: On Your Mark, Get Set... Double

Posted by Michael Rosen, ESQ on Tue, Sep 06, 2016

Double the Trouble

It's official. Effective August 1, 2016, penalties for violating False Claims Act (FCA) have doubled.  The DOJ published an Interim Rule annoucing their intent to increase the minimum per claim penalty from $5,500 to $10,781 and increase the maximum per claim penalty from $11,000 to $21,563, plus three times the amount of damages that the federal government sustains because of the false claim. The last time these fines had been raised was 1999.

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Tools: Hiring Right in Healthcare Compliance

Posted by Michael Rosen, ESQ on Tue, Aug 30, 2016

Hire Right!


Hiring the right kind of individuals for any organization is essential! Surprisingly, they can make or break a company. That is why a lot of companies are going to great heights to ensure they are gathering and retaining the right kind of people for their organizations.

Since we have been on the topic of resources lately we wanted to share a couple key tools to hiring successful people that we have found useful and want to share!

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