Despite the threat of COVID-19 paralyzing much of the country in 2020, government health care fraud enforcement continued even though the government had the added burden of investigating and pursuing allegations of COVID-19–related fraud. While criminal enforcement actions involving opioids remained a top enforcement priority, the civil False Claims Act (FCA) is still one of the government's most powerful enforcement tools. In our annual webinar, Mintz's Health Care Enforcement Defense team will review the key policy developments, settlements, and court decisions from 2020 and assess their likely impact in 2021 and beyond. 

Topics will include:

  • Statistical analysis of trends in qui tam litigation in 2020
  • Examination of the DOJ's health care fraud enforcement priorities in 2020, including opioids, genetic testing, telemedicine, risk adjustment, and elder abuse
  • Review of COVID-19–related fraud in 2020 and the possible shift toward increased civil investigations in this area in 2021
  • Overview of new federal agency guidance and actions in 2020 
  • Outlook on regulatory and enforcement activity in 2021 under the Biden administration and anticipated targets, including pharmacies, consulting firms, EHR vendors, laboratories, and Medicare Advantage plans


Wednesday, February 24, 2021 
1:00 - 2:00 pm ET // 10:00 - 11:00 am PT

This is an online event.

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Read the accompanying report: Mintz's Health Care Enforcement 2020 Year in Review & 2021 Outlook.


Hope S. Foster

Member / Chair, Health Care Enforcement Defense Practice, Mintz


Eoin P. Beirne

Member, Health Care Enforcement Practice

Member / Co-chair, White Collar Defense and Government Practice, Mintz

Brian P. Dunphy 

Member, Health Care Enforcement Defense Practice, Mintz

Karen S. Lovitch 

Member / Chair, Health Law Practice

Member, Health Care Enforcement Defense Practice, Mintz


NY and CA CLE Credit: 

Mintz is an approved CLE provider. This webinar is accredited in the following states: California (1.0 general credit) and New York (1.0 general credit).

We hope you'll join us!