Deficit Reduction Act: False Claims and Employee Protections Training

This course covers the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA) and provides awareness of the mandates and provisions that must be provided to employees of a healthcare entity. The course also includes information on the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act (FERA) that was signed into law by the President on May 20, 2009 and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) signed into law on March 23, 2010. Topics in this course include: Definitions, State Acts, Whistleblowers, and Compliance. After completing this course, learners will be able to recognize both federal and state laws enacted to reduce the amount of fraud and abuse within the Medicare reimbursement system.

After this course learners will be able to recognize what the federal false claims act is and how it pertains to fraud and abuse in medicaid programs. identify the provisions for protection of whistleblowers. recognize the importance of states enacting their own false claim act. identify the resources to remain compliant with federal and state fca laws.