In an era in which health care fraud is a top law enforcement priority, internal audits by health care entities are increasingly important. While the self-evaluative privilege, intended to encourage voluntary, confidential self-analysis, offers some protection of such sommunications, its scope is restricted.
The Embryonic Self-Evaluative Privilege: A Primer for Health Care Lawyers,
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