Charles Hacker, Jr.

Partner, PwC

Charles R. Hacker, Jr. is a Partner in the Forensics Services Advisory practice in the New York office of PricewaterhouseCoopers. He provides expert accounting services as well as auditing and accounting investigative expertise to clients and law firms in litigation matters and other legal proceedings and brings over 30 years in experience of auditing, accounting, and forensics services. Mr. Hacker's experience includes matters concerning investigating potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), False Claims Act, quantification of damages, lost profit claims, internal control reviews, diversion of corporate assets, employee misconduct, embezzlement, financial fraud, health care fraud, and contractual disputes. He has extensive experience in conducting and supervising fraud engagements. As part of these engagements, Mr. Hacker has been involved with numerous investigations and analytical reviews of financial information, evaluation and enhancements to internal controls, and the development and analysis of compliance testing programs as to specific transactions, policies, and regulatory guidelines. Mr. Hacker's experience includes extensive investigative and forensic accounting analysis related to fraud. Mr. Hacker has represented Boards of Directors, Audit Committees, and Creditors. He has performed such services in connection with internal investigations, legal proceedings, and regulatory investigations and has assisted and participated in settlement negotiations or made presentations of investigation findings to the Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), the Office of Inspector General (OIG), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Mr. Hacker has significant experience in connection with settlement programs and claims processing. Recently he has supervised a team of forensic accountants in connection with Business Economic losses related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Additionally, he has supervised teams in connection with victims’ compensation funds including One Fund Boston, OneOrlando Fund and the Reno Air Racing Association ("RARA") Accident Compensation Fund. Mr. Hacker is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). He obtained is BS degree from Fairfield University and his MBA from Columbia University.


Sessions

This session will provide an overview of common healthcare fraud schemes and the government's enforcement priorities.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand why the healthcare system More