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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.

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January 24, 2017

Kutak Rock attorneys Steve Sorett and Joseph Fuller published "Escobar's FCA Compliance Lessons For Health Care Companies" in the January 20, 2017 edition of the Law360 online newsletter.

January 23, 2017
It seems that not a day goes by that there isn’t another case reported where a company or individual in the health care delivery business has been tagged with criminal or civil liability under the False Claims Act (FCA). Those in the public contract law world are accustomed to the FCA and its reach; but for those in the health care delivery business it frequently comes as a surprise. Read our client to learn more about how to update your compliance program to avoid criminal or civil liability under the FCA.
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September 2, 2015
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.
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October 4, 2012

The high demand for health care professionals and increased physician mobility has heightened the need for employers in the health care industry to protect their confidential information, trade secrets and competitive position.

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June 11, 2012
A recent Eighth Circuit opinion illustrates the high standard that parties—even a physician seeking access to his patients after losing privileges—must meet to establish  entitlement to injunctive relief.
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May 30, 2012

A recent federal district court decision in West Virginia illustrates the current divergence among the circuit courts as to whether EMTALA preempts state pre‑suit requirements for medical malpractice claims, and describes how EMTALA has been used to avoid those state law requirements. 

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April 5, 2011

Since enactment of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (“DRA”), 36 states and theDistrict of Columbia have passed state false claims acts.

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November 10, 2010

On September 23, 2010, CMS issued its Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol (the “SRDP”) for the voluntary disclosure of actual or potential violations of the physician self-referral law (the “Stark Law”).

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