(Recorded Webinar) False Claims Act and Federal Grants
The Civil False Claims Act (“FCA”) carries hefty penalties for those found to have violated it. Even the mere allegation of an FCA violation is a major event, making the avoidance of even a perceived FCA violation an important endeavor for federal grant recipients. This webinar will cover the scope of the FCA, private whistleblower action brought by “relators,” tools available to the federal government when investigating suspected FCA violations, management mechanisms that can decrease the likelihood of FCA-related allegations, and, in the unfortunate event of an allegation, strategies for weathering the storm.
- Executive Leadership/C-Suite
- General Counsel
- Clinical Leadership
- Finance Department
- Compliance Officers
- Program Officers
After this webinar, you will be able to:
- Understand the basics of the False Claims Act, including government investigations and relator claims
- Identify common FCA risk areas, and the potential scope of liability
- Discuss compliance strategies designed to prevent FCA events, and considerations for managing an FCA-related investigation
ROSIE DAWN GRIFFIN
Serving as Counsel in the Federal Grants, Health Law, Litigation, and Government Contracts practice groups, Rosie counsels and litigates on behalf of a diverse group of federal grant recipients, including Federally Qualified Health Centers and Head Start programs. Ms. Griffin also defends clients across a wide range of business sectors facing investigations and litigation under the False Claims Act and similar statutes. Ms. Griffin brings deep knowledge to this work, and a unique perspective, having worked for many years at an elite relator’s side firm representing whistleblowers in False Claims Act cases. Her years of False Claims Act experience allow her to guide clients through all phases of a government investigation, from responding to civil investigative demands and subpoenas through litigation.[Full Bio]
A Partner with the firm in the Federal Grants and Health Law practice groups, Scott advises clients on matters of federal grant law, government contract law, and health care law. Scott assists clients with the myriad requirements that apply upon acceptance of federal grant funding, including the administrative requirements and cost principles established in the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars that preceded the Uniform Guidance, and program-specific statutory and regulatory funding conditions. [Full Bio]
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