Thomas J. Kenny

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June 12, 2017

Three Kutak Rock attorneys pen feature article for The Nebraska Lawyer magazine.

Article
June 1, 2017

Whether you are a dental student, an orthodontist, a senior practitioner pondering a deal with a dental service organization (DSO), or a dentist entangled in the web of corporate dentistry, there are a multitude of legal rules that likely are not emphasized in dental school that must be observed. Read our client alert for more information.

Client Alert
September 13, 2016

On June 16, 2016, the United States Supreme Court, in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar, 136 S. Ct. 1989 (2016), issued a unanimous decision which established that the implied false certification theory can be a basis for liability under limited circumstances.

Client Alert
September 9, 2014
The ruling in United States ex rel. Thayer v. Planned Parenthood of the Heartland deepened the current split in the circuits regarding the level of specificity required in a False Claim Act (FCA) case, making it easier for whistleblowers and the government to survive early dismissal. For more information on the ruling, please read our client alert.
Client Alert
April 22, 2013
March 5, 2013

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), enacted in 2010, mandates that Medicare/Medicaid-certified nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities have an effective compliance plan in place by March 23, 2013. ACA states that “[by March 23, 2013], a facility shall … have in operation a compliance and ethics program that is effective in preventing and detecting criminal, civil, and administrative violations … and in promoting quality of care.” Nursing facilities are the first health care providers required to enact a mandatory compliance plan. For more information, read the client alert in its entirety.

Client Alert
February 18, 2013
November 30, 2012
November 9, 2012
Kutak Rock attorney Paul Gwilt has authored a Fraud and Abuse Practice Group Enforcement Committee alert for the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) discussing the ongoing Allison Engine saga and the Sixth Circuit's reversal of the district court on FERA retroactivity. The following article appeared November 9, 2012 in an AHLA newsletter alert.
July 10, 2012

The federal False Claims Act (FCA), a Civil War era federal statute intended to penalize the submission of false claims to the United States, has traditionally been employed against participants in the most prominent federal programs, such as health care providers and federal contractors. In recent years, however, federal prosecutors and private whistleblowers utilizing the FCA’s powerful damages and penalty provisions (including treble damages, up to $11,000 per claim and attorneys fees) have recently turned their focus to banks, mortgage companies, educational providers and other lenders.

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