Gary Herschman Quoted in “Health-Care Employers Must Strengthen Internal Compliance Programs to Respond to DOJ and SEC Enforcement Initiatives”

Bloomberg BNA Health Care Daily Report

Gary W. Herschman, a Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the firm’s Newark and New York offices, was quoted in Bloomberg BNA Health Care Daily Report, in “Health-Care Employers Must Strengthen Internal Compliance Programs to Respond to DOJ and SEC Enforcement Initiatives.”

Following is an excerpt:

With the DOJ emphasizing these enforcement priorities, health-care companies and corporate counsel should similarly focus their efforts on mitigating possible violations in these areas through internal reporting and compliance programs. As Gary W. Herschman, a partner with law firm Epstein Becker & Green PC stated, “There are so many ambiguities in the Stark law and Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) that even health-care facilities and companies that think they are compliant may be targets for major compliance and False Claims Act (FCA) exposures.” …

The article cites comments Mr. Herschman provided to Bloomberg BNA in January for the publication’s forecast of the Top Health Law Issues for 2016.