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Supreme Court lays new groundwork for liability in False Claims Act cases with UHS v. Escobar decision

Theory expands as court rules what matters is whether defendant knowingly violated requirement they know is “material” to payment decision. The Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision today in the case of Universal Health Services vs. Escobar that could … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Supreme Court endorses theory that could expand False Claims Act liability

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a decision that allows a legal theory known as “implied certification” to potentially bring more False Claims Act cases against providers. Continue reading

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60 Shades of Grey: The Meaning of the Word “Identified”

The Deepening Relationship Between You and the False Claims Act You pull your boss aside in the hallway and whisper, “We may have a problem in <insert a suspect department name> with how we are documenting certain procedures. I’m looking … Continue reading

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