Best Practices Handbook for Advising Clients on Fraud and Abuse Issues

November 30, 2017 Published Works

Paul Shaw is the editor-in-chief of the upcoming book Best Practices Handbook for Advising Clients on Fraud and Abuse Issues, a publication of the American Health Lawyers Association. The handbook provides insight into complex representation issues and examines the essential details of fraud and abuse investigations.

The handbook provides health care administrators, executives, medical directors, office managers, physicians, and medical practice managers with a fundamental understanding of this industry-specific area of government information.

More information about this publication may be found here.

Firm Highlights

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BORIM Issues Guidance on Recent Changes to Practice of Medicine Regulations

The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine ("BORIM") recently finalized revisions to 243 CMR 2.00 (Licensure and the Practice of Medicine). These changes took effect on August 9, 2019. Because of the uncertainty resulting...

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Research Non-Compliance Investigations

Assisted various hospital systems and research institutes with the investigation of alleged non-compliance with applicable U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and U.S. Department of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations in...

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Massachusetts Budget Update: Commonwealth Now Waiting on Governor Baker

On July 22, 2019, the Massachusetts House of Representatives ("House") and Senate Conference Committee ("Conference Committee") released the Commonwealth's $43.1 billion fiscal year 2020 budget bill (" H. 4000 "). It passed the House...

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Conflicts of Interest

Reviewed medical center's systems, policies and procedures for identifying, assessing, and managing investigator and institutional conflicts of interest.

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Massachusetts Final Budget: How the Act Will Affect Pharmaceutical Companies

On July 31, 2019, Governor Charlie Baker signed a $43.3 billion fiscal year 2020 budget (" General Appropriations Act "). Originating from the Conference Committee's budget, the General Appropriations Act accounts for any vetoes...

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Informed Consent Form Templates

Developed 23 different types of global research informed consent templates for a major pharmaceutical company along with detailed negotiation guidelines for compliance with applicable laws and best practices.

News

61 Verrill Attorneys Honored as Best Lawyers, 12 as Lawyers of the Year

(September 3, 2019) – More than 60 Verrill attorneys were once again recognized as "Best Lawyers" by Best Lawyers® 2020 . In addition, 12 attorneys from the firm were named "Lawyer of the Year,"...

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U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Hospitals in Allina DSH Part C Days Decision

On June 3, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court ("Court") issued a 7-1 decision in Azar v. Allina Health Services , favoring hospitals that had sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS"...

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European Union GDPR—Institution

Counseled a preeminent health system and academic medical center on its compliance with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in relation to its clinical and research activities, including its international research studies...

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CMS Cracking Down on Health Care Fraud and Abuse

To increase provider and supplier transparency and accountability, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a final rule (Final Rule) with comment period that allows CMS greater ability to prevent fraud...