FOCUS ON FCA/QUI TAM AND CLASS ACTION ACTIVITY

False Claims Act and Enforcement Activity Affecting MCOs

May 17, 2019 9:15am

Norman Beck
Divisional Vice President, Senior Litigation Counsel
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (Chicago, IL)

Colin R. Jennings
Partner
Squire Patton Boggs (Cleveland, OH)

  • Exploring recent FCA/qui tam activity in the managed care realm
  • What are the new areas of enforcement?
  • What are the key theories as to how to defeat these claims?
  • Examining the anticipated trend of plans suing as plaintiffs under FCA
    • Determining when to pursue affirmative cost recovery litigation against third parties
    • Examining successful claims against pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers