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Provider Relief Fund: Additional Clarity Needed for Healthcare Providers

By Healthcare, Insights

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a staggering level of operational and financial challenges for healthcare providers. While the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) provided billions of dollars of stimulus payments to those impacted financially by the pandemic, the stimulus rollout also presented numerous challenges, specifically in the lack of clarity in the PRF’s terms and conditions.

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2020 False Claims Act Recoveries

By Advisory, Commercial Disputes, Corporate Investigations, Dispute Resolution & Forensics, Healthcare, Insights, Professional Services, Regulatory Compliance & Anti-Fraud Consulting

In January 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) reported its annual False Claims Act (“FCA”) statistics for recoveries resulting from civil settlements and judgements in fiscal year (“FY”) 2020 (October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020). The FCA is the DOJ’s most powerful tool in combating false claims submitted to the government by individuals and companies. Most FCA cases brought by the government target those that operate in the healthcare industry.

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