February 28, 2013

A webinar presented by Polsinelli Shughart February 2012 - "Fraud and Abuse: A Year in Review."

This webinar focuses on what happened in healthcare fraud and abuse in 2012 and what we can learn going forward in 2013. Attorneys Jeffrey Fitzgerald and Asher Funk focus on key trends and noteworthy cases in enforcement activity.

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About the presenters

Jeffrey Fitzgerald

in Polsinelli Shughart's Health Care practice group. He provides legal counsel and litigates on behalf of hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, physicians, pharmacies, home health agencies, laboratories, independent diagnostic testing facilities, dialysis facilities and other health care providers. He also advises manufacturers and suppliers of health care products regarding coverage, payment and compliance.

Asher Funk

Asher D. Funk provides advice and counsel to clients that require assistance managing complex regulatory environments or addressing allegations of fraud and abuse. Healthcare providers such as hospitals, health systems and dialysis companies, seek Mr. Funk’s assistance to address civil and criminal investigations, False Claims Act investigations or litigation, Stark and Anti-kickback compliance, and internal investigations.

Before joining Polsinelli Shughart, Mr. Funk gained experience with False Claims Act practice through his representation of relators (whistleblowers) in qui tam cases involving Medicare, Medicaid, federal grant and government contracts fraud.

Mr. Funk’s practice also involves a wide range of health care regulatory matters, including Medicaid reimbursement, Medicare reimbursement and secondary payer rules, conditions of payment and participation.