Eleventh Circuit Holds “Knowingly and Willfully” Does Not Require Motive for Kickback Recipient

A recent Eleventh Circuit opinion clarified the mens rea burden to establish criminal intent to violate the federal Anti-Kickback Statute for a recipient or payee of a kickback or bribe, and affirmed a conviction against a healthcare provider. The opinion in United States v. Alap Shah held the AKS requires no proof of a defendant’s […]
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