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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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Supreme Court Rules on King v. Burwell, Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

The opinion in King v. Burwell is here. That little remark is found on the SCOTUS blog… and heralds a landmark case that further cements legality and constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), or Affordable Care … Continue reading

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Senators Review Agency Use of Guidance as Law

Even Promulgated Rules Have Rules Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and James Lankford (R-OK), chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management, asked the … Continue reading

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