Salcido Article in Government Contracting Law Report Offers Tips on Minimizing Stark Law Liability in FCA Cases
The article “Minimizing Exposure to Stark Law Liability in False Claims Act Cases by Isolating Those Who Determine Fair Market Value From Those Who Measure Contribution Margin or Other Similar Operational Data,” written by Akin Gump health partner Robert Salcido, has been published by Government Contracting Law Report.
As the article notes, the federal government and relators have collected several hundred million dollars in False Claims Act (FCA) judgments or settlements in cases alleging an FCA violation based upon an alleged Stark Law violation. Salcido discuss the issue and offers steps that health care companies can take “to measure whether their financial relationships with physicians are profitable while minimizing exposure to liability under the FCA and Stark Law.”
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