Our government enforcement and compliance attorneys include former federal and state prosecutors as well as experienced compliance advisors. We provide assistance and counsel to individual and corporate health care providers, hospitals and academic medical centers, and pharmaceutical and medical device companies in a wide variety of government enforcement and compliance matters, such as:

  • Responding to audits by Medicare, Medicaid, the OIG, commercial insurers, and others, including advising on any duty to repay and negotiating appropriate settlements
  • Defending providers and their employees in qui tam or government False Claims Act, anti-kickback, or other fraud investigations
  • Conducting internal investigations into employee malfeasance, improper billing practices, privacy breaches, and other allegations and infractions
  • Designing and implementing appropriate corrective action plans in response to identified compliance breakdowns
  • Conducting board and management training sessions concerning compliance oversight responsibilities and strategies
  • Defending practitioners and institutions in licensure and certification proceedings
  • Developing, drafting, and advising on the implementation of comprehensive compliance programs and policies for health care providers and companies

Firm Highlights

Publication/Podcast

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation 2021 Summer Client Advisory

Click here to view as a PDF. This Client Advisory summarizes developments in the law governing employee benefit plans prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We explain what these developments mean for plan sponsors and...

News

Portland Charter Commission Delves Into Balance Of Power Between Elected Mayor and City Manager

On Thursday, October 14, 2021, The Portland Press Herald reported that Portland’s charter commission has begun discussing the topic of balancing the power between the elected mayor and the city manager. Currently under the...

Matter

Trademark Litigation: Software

Represented trademark owner in litigation with foreign software company. Successfully defeated motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds, which was affirmed on appeal. Also successfully defeated summary judgment motion, which resulted in case settling before...

Blog

Myth Buster: Employers, Vaccine Information, and HIPAA

Event

Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association Annual HR/Labor Forum

Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association will be virtually hosting their Annual HR/ Labor Forum on October 26th from 9:00AM to 11:15AM. Human Resources professionals in the Healthcare field face an ever-evolving labor and employment...

Publication/Podcast

House Democrats Propose Estate and Gift Tax Law Changes: Important Estate Planning Implications

Please note: this alert was updated on September 30, 2021. What you need to know : On September 13, 2021, the House Ways and Means Committee released its proposed tax plan to fund President...

Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

Defended equipment manufacturer in copyright dispute involving firmware for digital subscriber line access multiplexers (“DSLAMs”). Case resolved favorably.

News

Jim Cohen Comments on Toxic Local Politics

Blog

Geoff Why to Moderate "The Future is Now: 5G Wireless Networks"

Event

Maine State Chamber of Commerce: The Future is Now: 5G Wireless Networks

On October 26, Verrill telecommunications attorney Geoffrey Why will be moderating the virtual event, “The Future is Now: 5G Wireless Networks,” hosted by The Maine State Chamber of Commerce. The Wireless Summit will explore...

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