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Hamilton v. Yavapai Community College District: District of Arizona Addresses FCA’s State of Mind Requirement
Participants in federal programs take note: the government’s specific representations that a program is compliant may help insulate you from False Claims Act liability. But,
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EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA REJECTS GOVERNMENT’S USE OF “UNFETTERED DISCRETION” TO DISMISS QUI TAM ACTIONS
Recently, Judge Timothy J. Savage of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania said the government cannot simply exercise “unfettered discretion” to
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New York State Department of Financial Services Issues Guidance on Whistleblowing Programs
On January 7, 2019, the New York State Department of Financial Services (the “Department”) published Guidance on Whistleblowing Programs (the “Guidance”). The Guidance defines whistleblowing as “the reporting
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Supreme Court Grants Certiorari On False Claims Act Limitations Period After Eleventh Circuit Deepened Circuit Split
The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted cert to resolve a circuit split deepened by the Eleventh Circuit’s holding that the statute of limitations period
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Eleventh Circuit Holds Criminal Forfeiture Statutes Bar Qui Tam Relators From Intervening in Criminal Forfeiture Proceedings
Under the “alternate remedy” provision of the False Claims Act (FCA), rather than intervene in a qui tam action, the government may elect to
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Third Circuit Says Public Disclosure Bar Does Not Stop FCA Suit Where Claim Was Dependent on Combination of Public and Non-Public Information
On September 4, 2018, the Third Circuit revived a False Claims Act (FCA) suit against PharMerica Corporation that
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Medicare Fraud Strike Force Created in New Jersey and Pennsylvania to Combat Health Care Fraud and Opioid Abuse
In an effort to combat Medicare fraud and its contribution to the opioid crisis, the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, the U.S. Attorney’s
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