Chapter 16 Prevention of Liability for Health Care Fraud and Abuse Violations

Suzanne Castaldo | October 2013

Concern about potential liability for violating fraud and abuse laws has never been more acute for the health care industry. Not only are the substantive laws increasingly complex, but the risk of detection of violations and imposition of penalties has never been greater. For the past several years, the federal government has committed an increasing amount of resources to the detection and prosecution of health care fraud.

About the Author

Suzanne Dallas Castaldo, JD, is a certified Healthcare Compliance Professional (CHC), qualified in the development, implementation, and evaluation of compliance programs for the health care industry. She has assisted a variety of health care providers including hospitals, physician practice groups, skilled nursing facilities, clinical laboratories, managed care organizations, and pharmacies.