September 1, 2015

Avoiding Qui Tam Lawsuits by Properly Handling Disgruntled Employees

Washington, D.C. partner Jesse Witten and associate Patrick Thompson recently published an article in the Journal of Health Care Compliance titled, “Avoiding Qui Tam Lawsuits by Properly Handling Disgruntled Employees.” The article discussed the risk of a lawsuit filed under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act, which Jesse and Patrick refer to as “the greatest compliance enforcement risk facing health care providers.”

Jesse and Patrick offer ways for providers to mitigate this risk, such as the implementation of certain procedures as well as the inclusion of certain provisions when entering into a severance agreement.

Read: Avoiding Qui Tam Lawsuits by Properly Handling Disgruntled Employees

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