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False Claims Act Update: DOJ Releases Guidelines For Cooperation Credit And Reduced Penalties
The U.S. Department of Justice seeks to use the potential for a reduced penalty amount and damages to encourage self-disclosure of misconduct and cooperation during FCA investigations.
United States
16 May 2019
Ninth Circuit Clarifies Import Of Escobar In False Claims Act Litigation
Courts have disagreed over whether Universal Health Services, Inc. v. Escobar, 136 S. Ct. 1989 (2016), announced a mandatory test for implied certification liability under the False Claims Act.
United States
25 Sep 2018
DOJ Pursues PE Firm Based On Portfolio Company's Alleged Payment Of Kickbacks
The Situation: In what may indicate a sea change in terms of who the Department of Justice ("DOJ") is willing to pursue in False Claims Act cases, a private equity firm has been named as a co-defendant in a False Claims Act complaint, along with one of its portfolio companies.
United States
2 Mar 2018
Recent Order From D.C. District Court Forces Defendants To Produce Results Of Internal Investigations Finding Attorney-Client and Attorney Work Product Privileges Not Applicable
On March 6, a U.S. district court judge, sitting by designation in the District of Columbia, granted a relator's motion to compel and ordered defendants to produce documents constituting the results of the defendants' internal investigations,
United States
19 Mar 2014
Health Care Compliance and Enforcement Update - Developments Involving Providers
The Ninth Circuit ruled that a Medicare contractor's decision to reopen Medicare claims cannot be challenged after conclusion of an audit that resulted in a revised claim determination.
United States
11 Dec 2012
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