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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Campos lawsuit seeks damages under the federal False Claims Act for allegedly presenting false and fraudulent claims when filing forms for Medicare and Medicaid payments with the federal government; misrepresenting contract violations and providing medically unnecessary services that favored out-of-state patients.
Since 2011, when the Justice Department began its mortgage lending crackdown, nearly two dozen lenders have settled cases brought under the federal False Claims Act.
Under the federal False Claims Act, the government can recover three times its damages plus civil penalties ranging from $5,500 to $11,000 for each false claim submitted by the defendants, authorities said.
A district court in Washington, DC, has held that alleging a laboratory's failure to independently verify the medical necessity of tests ordered by treating physicians is sufficient to survive a Rule 12(b) challenge to a federal False Claims Act claim.
The qui tam actions alleged claims under the federal False Claims Act and various state false claims statutes that Mylan underpaid its rebate allegations to the States.
SUPREME COURT ruling that expands liability under the federal False Claims Act (FCA) could have both positive and negative implications for physicians accused of submitting false claims to the government.
history under the federal False Claims Act involving a medical device where the government declined to intervene.
Supreme Court ruling that expands liability under the federal False Claims Act could have both positive and negative implications for physicians accused of submitting false claims to the government.
The amounts owed are subject to the federal False Claims Act (FCA), officials add.
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.
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