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10 years after the Deficit Reduction Act: a look at state false claims statutes

USA - April 7 2015 A decade has passed since the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA) was signed into law. The DRA included a financial incentive designed to encourage…


Anthem discloses largest ever health care industry cyber attack

USA - February 6 2015 Anthem, Inc., one of the nation's largest health insurers, disclosed on Wednesday that hackers had gained access to a database containing the…


Recent False Claims Act news - November 21, 2014

USA - November 21 2014 The United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc., et al. V. United States ex rel. Carter, No. 12-1497…


New Ohio law requires informed consent for prescribing opioids to minors

USA - September 5 2014 Beginning on September 17, 2014, most Ohio prescribers will be required to obtain informed consent in order to prescribe any drug containing opioids…


Hospital system discloses HIPAA breach affecting 4.5 million individuals

USA - August 20 2014 In an August 18, 2014, regulatory filing, Community Health Systems (CHS) disclosed that a group of Chinese hackers obtained patient information on 4…

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