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DOJ’s Largest Health Care Fraud Enforcement Action

Posted by - August 22, 2017
Nationwide Prosecutions: “Just the Beginning” Recent DOJ and Department of Health and Human Services charges were brought against 412 defendants, across 30+ states, with defendants accused of defrauding taxpayers of approximately $1.3 billion. It’s been described as the largest health care fraud enforcement action in DOJ history. In light of…
Details on a recent ruling and the potential impact to FCA cases

False Claims Violations in a Post-Escobar World

Posted by - August 15, 2016
The Supreme Court’s recent ruling in the Escobar case is a fairly sweeping victory for whistleblowers and the government. While the High Court did not agree with every aspect of the First Circuit's reasoning, the ruling represents a validation of an implied false certification theory that expands liability under the…