April 13, 2016

Jenner & Block Partner Reid J. Schar interviewed  Andrew Weissmann, chief of the Fraud Section in the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, during the Health Care Fraud Program at the 9th Annual Chicago White Collar Crime + Corporate Governance Conference.  Mr. Weissmann was questioned about new Department priorities, its Corporate Strike Force and the expanding scope of domestic healthcare fraud.  Panelists including healthcare providers and payers, noted defense firms, top consulting firms and the local US Attorney’s Office responded to Mr. Weissmann’s comments, analyzed the latest DOJ initiatives and provided advice for the healthcare industry.   The conference was held on April 13, 2016, in Chicago.  One hundred and fifty attendees from state and federal government, global companies and law firms heard compelling discussions regarding the DOJ’s new initiatives, corporate compliance issues, domestic and foreign business fraud, and strategies for investigations and disclosure.