Greenberg Traurig’s Sean McKenna to Moderate Webinar on Private Enforcement of Anti-Kickback Laws

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Sean McKenna, a Health Care & FDA Practice shareholder in the Dallas office of International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will moderate the American Bar Association CLE webinar "Private Enforcement of Anti-Kickback Laws," Oct. 12.

Sean McKenna, a Health Care & FDA Practice shareholder in the Dallas office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will moderate the American Bar Association CLE webinar "Private Enforcement of Anti-Kickback Laws," Oct. 12.

The program will touch on legal strategies and tactics private payors are using to combat referral, kickback, or other fraud schemes allegedly engaged in by providers who do not accept payments from any federal or state programs. As governmental funds are not involved, false claim statutes and similar anti-fraud measures do not apply, so such schemes are not prosecuted by governmental agencies. Private payors have begun filing suits asserting common law fraud and other theories to combat such arrangements. Panelists will discuss legal theories advanced in these lawsuits, the defense perspective, and significant court rulings. Registration can be found here.

McKenna focuses his practice on healthcare enforcement and regulatory issues, representing individuals and providers under civil or administrative investigation by the Department of Justice, Offices of Inspector General, and Attorneys’ General Medicaid Fraud Control Units, as well as in criminal investigations and matters involving the United States and State Attorneys General. As a former 10-year Assistant United States Attorney, Associate Counsel to the Inspector General, and General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, he focuses his practice on matters involving the health care industry and regularly represents clients before Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial contractors. His work includes assisting clients with internal investigations and compliance reviews, as well as advising on compliance with state and federal fraud and abuse rules. He is a frequent invited speaker at national, regional, and local conferences.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Health Care & FDA Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary Health Care & FDA Practice provides strategic counsel to a diverse group of companies and other organizations, helping them to respond proactively to the rapidly changing healthcare marketplace. The group combines dedicated experience in health care regulatory compliance and operational matters with the firm’s capabilities in corporate & securities, finance, tax, antitrust, ERISA, commercial and governmental litigation, restructuring, intellectual property and biotechnology, in order to provide a wide range of legal services. For more information, click here.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.

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