FRAUD AND ABUSE, FALSE CLAIMS, COMPLIANCE

            Mr. Testolin has served as compliance counsel to physicians, long term care providers, health systems, hospitals, and other healthcare companies, advising on "Fraud and Abuse" and "False Claims" issues, as well as on the "Stark" laws.  Mr. Testolin's focus is to help devises structures and methods of operation that comply with the law while attaining business objectives.  Mr. Testolin has represented physicians, hospitals, medical groups, long term care providers, and other healthcare professionals under active investigation and prosecution by federal and Nevada authorities for Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse and false claims violations, coordinating both civil and criminal defenses.  Mr. Testolin has defended providers against private "fraud and abuse" and false claim actions brought under the "whistle blower" (qui tam) provisions of the Federal False Claims Act. Mr. Testolin has designed and implemented successful corporate compliance programs for his clients.  .