Joan H. Krause

Learn More
This article summarizes the purposes and history of the antikickback law and describes its evolution into a potent weapon against the corruption of medical decision making in the procurement of prescription drugs and medical devices. The article also details a variety of strategies for reducing risks under the law in several key areas of importance to(More)
This Article explores the intersection between quality of care and healthcare fraud by examining the extent to which quality-related fraud settlements benefit patients. The author argues that, although the protection of beneficiary health and welfare often is invoked by the federal government as one of the reasons for undertaking anti-fraud efforts, such(More)
The fraud and abuse laws that govern conduct related to the federal health-care programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid, impose broad and complex limitations on billing practices and financial relationships among providers. Given the potential consequences of engaging in fraudulent behavior, it is crucial that physicians appreciate the types of activities(More)