Modern Healthcare reporter Gregg Blesch, based in Chicago, covers legal affairs for the magazine. What developments may lie ahead on the legal front?
Watch for shifting in priorities in the agencies that police competition, fraud and abuse, and tax policy—and legislation that changes what they’re supposed to do, and what they’re allowed to do.
Meanwhile, everyone who gets money from federal health programs should be prepared for a successful push in Congress to fortify the False Claims Act. The final version could lengthen the statute of limitations as well as allow federal employees to file lawsuits as whistle-blowers.
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