ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the 2009 Cumulative Supplement to Prosecuting and Defending Health Care Fraud Cases.
Prosecuting and Defending Health Care Fraud Cases is written by two experienced litigators and guides the practitioner through difficult, and often interrelated, medical, regulatory, and law enforcement issues. This treatise will assist prosecutors and defense attorneys in understanding complex federal statutes and regulations, conducting thorough investigations or responding to the prosecutive process, negotiating settlements or handling trials, and more.
The authors address the enforcement tools designed by Congress and the regulatory agencies to prevent and prosecute false billing and corruption, while also exploring the various possible outcomes of the litigation and settlement process.
Significant updates in the 2009 Cumulative Supplement include:
- Continuing changes in federal court sentencing practices, in light of the Supreme Court rulings in Gall and Kimbrough, with an emphasis on consideration of the 18 U.S.C. section 3553 factors
- Key advice for practitioners in considering the advisory opinion process
- Helpful guidance for practitioners in navigating the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act provisions, especially regarding off-label marketing activities
Practitioners can turn to this treatise for updates on developing case law, evolving regulatory controls, and extensive coverage of fraud settlements, in order to equip themselves with the tools to mount an effective defense.
Michael K. Loucks and Carol C. Lam are co-authors of the main volume and Cumulative Supplement. Mr. Loucks, until recently, was First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts. Ms. Lam is a former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California.
BNA is a leading private publisher of news and information products for professionals in law and business. In addition to the 2009 Cumulative Supplement to Prosecuting and Defending Health Care Fraud Cases, BNA's Book Division publishes E-Health Business and Transactional Law; Health Care Fraud and Abuse: Practical Perspectives; Managed Care Litigation; Medical Ethics: Codes, Opinions, and Statements; Pharmaceutical Law: Regulation of Research, Development, and Marketing; and other titles in legal specialties. Download the PDF for a free BNA Books catalog, call 1-800-960-1220 or send an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org. The BNA Books website, including an online catalog, can be found at bnabooks.com.
The 2009 Cumulative Supplement to Prosecuting and Defending Health Care Fraud Cases (972 pp. Softcover/Order #1828-PRY9/$205.00 plus tax, shipping, and handling) may be purchased alone, or with the main volume (986 pp. Hardcover/Order #9828-PRY9/$390.00 plus tax, shipping, and handling) from BNA Books, PO Box 7814, Edison, NJ 08818-7814. Telephone orders: 1-800-960-1220. Fax orders: 1-732-346-1624. A 10% discount is available on print copies of books when ordering from the website at bnabooks.com. Please note that discounts cannot be combined.
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