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False Claims Act Claims Dismissed by Federal Court in Florida
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

In an important decision for providers facing a lawsuit alleging violations of the False Claims Act, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District


$125 Million Settlement For Alleged FCA Violations
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2016

In a settlement with the US DOJ in U.S. ex rel. Halpin and Fahey v. Kindred Healthcare Inc. et al., 1:11-cv-12139, Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a


Final AKS and stark waivers in connection with the Shared Savings Program
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2015

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued the final rule regarding waivers of the application


Recent trends in FCA litigation against hospice care providers
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2015

The Office of Inspector General identified "reducing waste in . . . hospice care" as one of the "top management challenges" for the 2015 fiscal year


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