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Supreme Court Preserves Implied Certification Theory in Closely Watched False Claims Act Case

USA - June 17 2016 In the much-anticipated ruling on Universal Health Services Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar, the United States Supreme Court today held that...

Jessica Talati.

CMS to reverse payment cuts made under “two-midnight” rule

USA - April 22 2016 On April 18, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that addresses the controversial inpatient payment cuts...

Illinois Appellate Court rules hospital tax exemption law unconstitutional

USA - January 14 2016 Last week, in a unanimous ruling, the Illinois Appellate Court for the Fourth District declared that a state law granting property tax exemptions to...

Supreme Court to review “implied certification” theory under the False Claims Act

USA - December 18 2015 Earlier this month the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel Escobar, a closely-watched case...

Courts reject attempts to limit whistleblower suits

USA - March 9 2015 In recent weeks, two federal courts have rejected attempts by healthcare entities to curtail False Claims Act (FCA) suits filed against them by...