More Health Care Executive and Board Accountability on the Way

Thomas Herrmann | July 2010

Under the “Responsible Corporate Officer” doctrine, officers are subject to both criminal and civil liability for corporate violations of statutes involving public welfare.  This article focuses on recent efforts by the Department of Health Human Services Office of Inspector General to increase health care executive and board member accountability.

About the Author

Thomas Herrmann advises health care clients on compliance and regulatory matters, with a focus on development and management of effective health care compliance programs. Mr. Herrmann is a recognized expert on issues related to the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law and the False Claims Act.