Liability for False or Fraudulent Claims
POLICY TITLE: Liability for False or Fraudulent Claims
CATEGORY: Corporate ComplianceINDEX NUMBER: COC-00014ORIGINAL DATE: 1/1/2007LAST REVIEW DATE: 3/2/2011SUPERCEDES: 2/1/2007
To comply with certain requirements set forth in the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act with regard to liability for false or fraudulent claims.
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System will ensure that all employees, including management, and any contractors or agents are educated regarding the state false claims statutes and the role of such laws in preventing and detecting fraud, waste and abuse in federal health care programs.
"Knowing" and "Knowingly" - Under the statute [31 U.S.C. § 3729(b)], "knowing" and "knowingly" mean that a person, with respect to information:
TEXAS MEDICAID FRAUD PREVENTION ACT:
Unlawful Acts-§ 36.002 (Texas Human Resources Code)
APPROVED: Bernard A. Duco, Jr. Chief Legal Officer
DATE: February 28, 2011