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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An investigation by the Delaware Department of Insurance Fraud Prevention Bureau revealed that beginning on May 4, 2017, and continuing through around September 28, 2017, Milton submitted false claims for emergency medical services to Highmark BCBS of Delaware totaling slightly more than $16,000.
The Department of Justice has confirmed that the complaint, which alleges violations of the federal False Claims Act and various state false claims acts, was the basis of its investigation initiated in January 2017.
The Social Security Organisation (Socso) will introduce an online system by end of 2019 in an effort to curb third parties and syndicates making false claims on behalf of contributors, its chief executive officer (CEO) said.
ISLAMABAD -- The CompAetition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has imposed a penalty of Rs5 million on the University of Management and Technology (UMT) for making false claims about its ranking and accreditation.
ISLAMABAD -- Rejecting India's latest reiteration of its claim that it downed a Pakistani fighter jet in February, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) chief Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor on Monday said that false claims do not turn into truths no matter how many times they are repeated.
ISLAMABAD -- The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has passed an order imposing a penalty of Rs five million on the University of Management and Technology (UMT) for making false claims regarding its ranking and accreditation in violation of Section 10 of the Competition Act, 2010.
The magazine said, India has once again misled the world through baseless and false claims. The findings directly contradict the account of Indian Air Force officials, who said Indian air force shot down a Pakistani F-16 in recent dogfight.
The United States has intervened in a False Claims Act case alleging Arriva Medical LLC and its parent Alere Inc.
A case involving alleged False Claims Act violations and Pennsylvania precaster Universal Concrete Products Corp.
While serious research and development is taking place to find a cure, there's no shortage of companies looking to cash with products that make false claims. Most often these products are sold online and falsely labeled as dietary supplements.
When does a private party need to file a qui tam action under the False Claims Act?
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Only three in 10 Americans believe President Donald Trump's repeated false claims, a new poll has found, revealing the extent of the trust issue that the Republican leader faces among voters.