(Recorded Webinar) COVID-19 Fraud: The Impact of the Government’s New Enforcement Priorities
Join attorneys Kathy S. Ghiladi and Mindy B. Pava to discuss the government’s recent, enhanced efforts to combat and prevent COVID-19 pandemic-related fraud. The U.S. Department of Justice formed a COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force in May 2021 to tackle issues relating to the CARES Act awards and Payment Protection Program (PPP) loans, but the task force’s activity level has skyrocketed recently. For health centers and other non-profits that received pandemic-related funding, how should these entities monitor whether the government may now consider them to be enforcement targets? In this training, Ms. Ghiladi and Ms. Pava will cover the types of enforcement matters that the DOJ’s task force is pursuing, provide newsworthy examples and offer guidance for federally-funded entities as to whether their pandemic-related loans could be at risk.
- CEOs, COOs, CMOs, CFOs
- Risk Managers/Compliance Officers
- Grant Managers
- In-House Legal Counsel
- Non-profits that received COVID-19 federal funding
After this webinar, you will be able to:
- Translate the DOJ’s COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force’s recent enforcement priorities and investigations to your own receipt (and use) of federal funds under the CARES Act and PPP loan program
- Identify non-compliance and risk areas through forming a better understanding of example enforcement targets
- Discuss potential future target areas and next steps for the COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force
- Determine areas in which your compliance program may be strengthened
Kathy Ghiladi is a Partner in the firm's health care practice group. Her practice focuses on government-sponsored health care programs such as Medicaid, CHIP, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act, with an emphasis on payment/reimbursement and compliance related issues. Kathy also represents clients in government investigations and audits, litigation before federal and state courts, as well as in administrative appeals with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Departmental Appeals Board (DAB) and Provider Reimbursement Review Board (PRRB). She provides reimbursement counseling (including identification, reporting, and repayment of overpayments) with respect to Medicare, Medicaid, and private third-party payors. [Full Bio]
Mindy serves as Counsel in the firm’s Litigation & Government Investigations, Health Care and Education practice groups, where she focuses her practice on advising federal grantees (including health centers) as they navigate all facets of administrative and judicial review. A seasoned litigator, she also represents organizations in health care and other industries in responding to civil investigative demands and federal subpoenas. [Full Bio
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