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Joan Polacheck advises clients on a variety of health care compliance and regulatory issues, including fraud and abuse, Stark law, Anti-Kickback Law and Medicare reimbursement issues. She represents a broad range of health care industry clients, including hospitals, suppliers, and drug and device companies. Read Joan Polacheck's full bio.
False Claims Act Settlement with eClinicalWorks Raises Questions for Electronic Health Record Software Vendors
By Daniel F. Gottlieb, Joan Polacheck and Tony Maida on Jul 7, 2017
Posted In Consumer Protection, Data Privacy, General Interest, Uncategorized
On May 31, 2017, the US Department of Justice announced a Settlement Agreement under which eClinicalWorks, a vendor of electronic health record software, agreed to pay $155 million and enter into a five-year Corporate Integrity Agreement to resolve allegations that it caused its customers to submit false claims for Medicare and Medicaid meaningful use payments...