N.Y. Penal Law Section 177.30
Health care fraud

  • affirmative defense

In any prosecution under this article, it shall be an affirmative defense that the defendant was a clerk, bookkeeper or other employee, other than an employee charged with the active management and control, in an executive capacity, of the affairs of the corporation, who, without personal benefit, merely executed the orders of his or her employer or of a superior employee generally authorized to direct his or her activities.

Source: Section 177.30 — Health care fraud; affirmative defense, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/177.­30 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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