• Individual Accountability

• The department obtained more than $60 million in settlements and judgments with individuals under the False Claims Act that did not involve joint and several liabilities with the corporate entity

• $60M represents 2.5% of all total FCA recoveries in health care cases in 2017

• Laboratories / Pharmaceutical Companies

• Hospital-Physician Relationships Continue to Face Scrutiny

• Increased civil fines and penalties

• The penalties will continue to be adjusted each year to reflect changes in the inflation rate, required to be done no later than January 15th of every year.