George Breen Quoted in “No Letup for Individuals Involved in Health-Care Fraud, Prosecutor Says”

Bloomberg BNA Health Care Daily Report

George B. Breen, a Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences and Litigation practices and Chair of the firm’s National Health Care and Life Sciences Practice Steering Committee, in the firm’s Washington, DC, office, was quoted in the Bloomberg BNA Health Care Daily Report, in “No Letup for Individuals Involved in Health-Care Fraud, Prosecutor Says,” by Eric Topor. (Read the full version – subscription required.) The article includes comments from Mr. Breen’s presentation at the Health Care Compliance Association’s 21st Annual Compliance Institute, titled “Compliance Challenges in the Yates Memo Era.”

Following is an excerpt:

Breen noted the government’s power to exclude senior executives from participation in federal health-care programs is a significant enforcement tool. He said the “losses of key people ... can be fatal to the organization.”