False Claims Act

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False Claims Act

(FCA) (fawls klāmz akt)
U.S. federal legislation that prohibits anyone from knowingly presenting a false or fraudulent claim to the U.S. government for payment. The act defines "knowingly" as either having actual knowledge that information is false or acting with reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of information.
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Department of Justice stating that it is investigating the company to determine whether the company has violated the False Claims Act, relating to the promotion of certain medical devices related to the treatment of atrial fibrillation for off-label use and submitted or caused to be submitted false claims to certain federal and state health care programs for medically unnecessary healthcare services related to the treatment of atrial fibrillation.
Today I want to talk about some troubling developments in the courts interpretation of the False Claims Act.
Travel trade organisation Abta, which commissioned the poll, warned that claims management firms are cold calling millions of people, urging them to make false claims.
We are not against good intentions, but there is a difference between false claims and a lack of credibility.
com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Kayla Kaplan, Attorney, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP will speak at a webcast entitled: "Keeping an Eye Out for False Claims Act (FCA) Enforcements in 2017: Understanding the Recent Developments.
The False Claims Act (FCA) is the primary means to fight fraud perpetrated against the federal government.
The False Claims Act ("FCA") was enacted during the Civil War for the purpose of combatting pervasive fraud by government contractors.
There has been some new guidance from the Supreme Court related to the historic False Claims Act.
Summary: There has been some new guidance from the Supreme Court related to the historic False Claims Act.
25 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that Fox Hollow caused certain hospitals to submit false claims to Medicare for unnecessary inpatient admissions related to minimally invasive atherectomy procedures, according to the U.
The retrieval brings the government's total False Claims Act (FCA) recoveries to $14.
This settlement resulted from two qui tarn lawsuits originally filed by whistle blowers under the federal False Claims Act and various state false claims statutes.