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A View from Washington of President Trump's First 60 Days
The only certain effect that the Trump Administration will have on health care in America is that the Congress will pass, and the President will sign into law, a bill that has the word "repeal" prominently featured.
United States
22 Mar 2017
Supreme Court Endorses Implied Certification Theory Under False Claims Act —"At Least In Some Circumstances"
On June 16, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a unanimous opinion addressing the scope and reach of the False Claims Act ("FCA").
United States
23 Jun 2016
U.S. District Court Issues False Claims Act Judgment For Defendants In Case Challenging Competitive Bidding For DME Contract
After a fourteen-day bench trial, a Mississippi federal court in United States ex rel. Jamison v. McKesson Corp., et al., Civ. A. No. 2:08-cv-214-SA-JMV (N.D. Miss. Sept. 28, 2012), rendered a complete verdict for the defense, holding that in this federal False Claims Act case based on the Anti-Kickback Statute ("AKS") , the United States had failed to carry its burden to prove that illegal remuneration had been offered or accepted, or that any defendant had acted with the scienter required by t
United States
2 Nov 2012
First Circuit’s Oral Argument In "Rost" Revisits Prior Case Law Expanding False Claims Act Liability
On May 8, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit heard oral arguments in "United States ex rel. Rost v. Pfizer, Inc." (10-2215).
United States
23 May 2012
The 60 Day Rule: CMS Issues Proposed Rule On Reporting & Return Of Overpayments
The February 16, 2012 Federal Register published a proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") that attempts to clarify providers’ and suppliers’ obligation under Section 6402 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 ("ACA") to report and return Medicare overpayments within sixty days of their identification.
United States
22 Feb 2012
The OIG Backs Off Intended Exclusion Of Forest Laboratories’ CEO
On August 5, 2011, the Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (the "OIG"), notified Howard Solomon, the CEO of Forest Laboratories, that the OIG would take no action against him under the permissive exclusion authority accorded the OIG by Section 1128(b)(15) of the Social Security Act ("SSA").
United States
16 Aug 2011
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