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An Unwanted Spotlight: DOJ Announces Hospice Fraud Is Top Priority



In this episode, Husch Blackwell’s Meg Pekarske and Jonathan Porter, a former federal prosecutor, discuss takeaways from the recent American Bar Association’s Annual National Institute on Health Care Fraud. Most importantly, they will explore what the hospice industry can expect after hearing the remarks of Lisa Miller, the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Deputy Assistant Attorney General who oversees the Criminal Fraud Section. According to Miller, data has shown an increase in costs to the Medicare program resulting from claims for hospice care. Therefore, combating health care fraud is going to be a top priority for the DOJ. Be sure to tune in for this important episode. You won’t want to miss it.

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