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etc,By: Express News Service | Pune | Published: November 7 who had visited the shop on October 17 and 18,G M Rana,the small budget film stars theatre actors and was shot in a small village in Madhya Pradesh. as the federal government or the qui tam relator would replace the aggrieved patient as plaintiff.Beyond that we observe that the courts are not the best forum to resolve medical issues concerning levels of care State local or private medical agencies boards and societies are better suited to monitor quality of care issues(274 F3d 700) FERA/PPACA The Fraud Enforcement Recovery Act of 2009 (“FERA”) was enacted on May 20 2009 FERA created an entirely new type of “false claim” improper retention Previously the False Claims Act required proof of an actual claim that was knowingly false at the time of its submission(US ex rel Aflatooni v Kitsap Physician Services 314 F3d 995 1002 (9th Cir 2002)) Under FERA though knowingly failing to repay an overpayment to the government even if it was not known to be an overpayment when originally billed is a false claim The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) which went into effect on March 23 2010 clarified the improper retention claim stating such retention would become a false claim if not repaid within 60 days of knowledge of the overpayment The new improper retention false claim is the mechanism the Government seems to believe makes quality of care matters viable FCA cases However it is not clear the Government has considered the ramifications of such a theory Peer Review In medical peer review a committee of physicians reviews the work of a peer to determine whether it met the appropriate standards of care By its very definition the peer review process addresses the same standard the Government might consider in quality of care FCA cases the standard of care for the applicable medical care and procedures Based upon the improper retention theory once a hospital through its peer review committee determines a course of treatment for a Medicare or Medicaid patient fell below the standard of care it might at that point have identified an overpayment Peer review committees often review several of a physician’s cases not just the treatment of an individual patient It is not clear should the Government begin to actively pursue quality of care cases how many cases create a critical mass sufficient to trigger a False Claims Act suit Additionally should the Government pursue quality of care cases in the same manner it prosecutes other FCA cases it is likely it will argue that notice of that critical mass is sufficient to put the hospital on notice that all of a physician’s claims are suspect In such a case failure to fully investigate the physician’s entire body of work could fall under the “deliberate ignorance” or “reckless disregard” definitions of “knowledge” under the FCA greatly expanding potential liability The chilling effect on peer review should be obvious Health care providers will be hesitant to investigate whether a course of treatment met the appropriate standards of care if such a determination could lead to False Claims Act litigation With its treble damages and penalties of $5500 to $11000 per claim as well as potential decertification as a Medicare or Medicaid provider the risk could outweigh the benefit of honest aggressive peer review Health care providers’ peer review procedures are controlled by bylaws individual state statutes and regulations accreditation requirements and more It is difficult perhaps even impossible to significantly change how peer review is performed However with the specter of the False Claims Act looming over every peer review determination providers should approach such activities with a new sense of caution and knowledge of the increased risks and requirements Malpractice Malpractice lawsuits are controlled in general by individual State statutes Patients alleging injuries due to a provider’s failure to meet the applicable standards of care can file a lawsuit to be compensated for their injuries Turning the FCA into a mechanism for policing quality of care creates obvious problems with malpractice cases First anybody can be a whistleblower in a False Claims Act case where the real party in interest is the United States of America not the injured patient A whistleblower could bring such a case even if it is contrary to the interests of the injured patient The patient would have no control over the FCA action The whistleblower and perhaps the government? State government has asked the district officials to ensure continuous monitoring of relief works and supply of relief materials. But there is something else, IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWritten by PTI | London | Published: July 4, “Yes.

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