Boston (PRWEB) February 18, 2015
Jessica L. Parker-Battle, a health care law attorney in Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office, will serve as a panelist for the American Bar Association’s (ABA) webinar on “False Claims Act Fundamentals.” Sponsored by the ABA’s Health Law Section and the Center for Professional Development, the live webcast will take place from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m., Feb. 19, 2015. Parker-Battle and fellow panelists will discuss the False Claims Act (FCA), its whistleblower or "qui tam" provisions, recent amendments to the FCA, and the application of the FCA to health care fraud and abuse cases.
Parker-Battle focuses her practice on health care law, corporate compliance, government and internal investigations, and other complex civil litigation matters. She advises and represents health care clients, including hospitals, retail and specialty pharmacies, group purchasing organizations, long-term care providers, physician groups, and pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers under state and federal laws relating to False Claims Acts, health care fraud and abuse, Medicare, Medicaid, third-party reimbursement programs, false claims laws and regulations, STARK law, anti-kickback laws, off-labeling marketing, qui tam suits, pricing, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and other investigation and enforcement matters involving government entities. She currently serves as the Vice Chair of the ABA Health Law Section’s Membership Committee. Prior to joining the Greenberg Traurig, Parker-Battle served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas in the Civil Medicaid Fraud Division.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office
Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to more than 60 attorneys practicing in the areas of corporate, emerging technology, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, and real estate. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of legal experience and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.
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