Federal False Claims Act

Federal False Claims Act

An American federal law that makes the submission of a falsified bill to a federal agency, such as Medicare, illegal.
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formerly known as Outreach Healthcare ("Deaconess"), a home health agency located in Milwaukee, and its owner, Lazarus Bonilla, to resolve civil fraud liability under the Federal False Claims Act ("FCA") and the Wisconsin Medicaid False Claims Act ("Wisconsin MFCA") for $3.
5 million to settle charges they violated the federal False Claims Act (FCA).
Department of Justice (DOJ) announced March 23 that Fireman's Fund Insurance Company has agreed to pay $44 million to settle allegations under the federal False Claims Act that it knowingly issued insurance policies that were ineligible under the U.
The federal False Claims Act has provided the framework for a number of other appraiser-driven whistleblower cases.
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.
15) This year, Florida again amended its own act, and legislative history confirms a specific intent behind the 2013 amendments to "conform to the Federal False Claims Act.
The passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act (FERA), and HITECH in 2009, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in 2010 redefined the government's most versatile tool for fighting fraud, waste, and abuse--the Federal False Claims Act (FCA) of 1863 also known as Lincoln's Law.
The settlement will resolve claims under the federal False Claims Act.
The lawsuit was originally filed in the Eastern District of Arkansas by Norman Rille and Neal Roberts under whistleblower provisions of the federal False Claims Act.
The state attorneys general are in a full-court press to reform loss-mitigation and default-servicing practices, and recently published reports indicate that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) audits conducted this spring as an outgrowth of the attorneys general inquiry may result in major suits being filed under the civil Federal False Claims Act.
The federal False Claims Act (FCA) permits private persons known as "relators" to file a form of civil action against private entities in order to recover damages on behalf of the United States and to share in those recoveries.
The case against Abbott came to light in 2006 when the Justice Department intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit filed by a South Florida company under the federal False Claims Act.
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