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Another far-reaching FCA decision
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

The number of far-reaching and burdensome False Claims Act (FCA) decisions increases by the day. In an August 14, 2015 order by the U.S. District


Court decision on 60-day overpayment rule imposes heavy burden on providers
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2015

As a result of an August 3, 2015 federal court decision, nursing homes and other health care providers that participate in Medicare or Medicaid are


Medical director arrangements are getting SNFs in FCA hot water
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2015

Following up on a post from last week entitled "OIG Issues Fraud Alert on Medical Director Arrangements", the US Department of Justice announced


Certain FCA defendants dismissed; “lumping” defendants together is not enough to state an FCA claim
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2015

A district court in the Northern District of Illinois recently partially granted a motion to dismiss the Government's False Claims Act ("FCA"


Health care workers may think twice before becoming a relator
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

The Federal False Claims Act (and many similar state false claims acts) allow an individualcalled a “relator”to file a lawsuit on behalf of the


Fees and costs awarded to False Claims Act defendant
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2015

A recent decision in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York provides fair warning to qui tam relators who assert erroneous


False claims and anti-kickback defendants should insist on discovery from the whistleblowerrelator
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2014

One arrow in the quiver for healthcare providers sued for violations of false claims and anti-kickback statutes is pressing for discovery from the


Massachusetts Attorney General: physicians be careful of risk contracting
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2013

For those hospital administrators and physician leaders eager to see what the roll out of the Affordable Care Act is likely to look like, the most


Landmark ruling expands OFCCP subcontractor coverage to healthcare providers
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2013

The U.S. District Court for the D.C. Circuit has ruled in UPMC Braddock v. Harris that three hospitals affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh


Final ACO rule some highlights for physicians
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2011

Two weeks ago, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued the final rule (“Final Rule”) for accountable care organizations (“ACO’s”