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Horton Quoted in Modern Healthcare Article
July 11, 2016
Horton William W. Horton, a partner in the firm’s Business & Commercial Transactions Practice Group and a member of the Healthcare Team in the Birmingham office, was quoted in an article published by Modern Healthcare on June 30, 2016. The article, “Fraud, Anti-kickback Penalties to Double,” describes what the increase in penalties for each false claim submitted to a government program could mean for whistle-blowers and healthcare providers. Even though “the potential pot at the end of the rainbow has gotten bigger” for whistle-blowers, “the higher penalties won't necessarily result in providers having to actually pay more to settle such cases,” said Mr. Horton. Please click here for the full article.