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Enforcement Wrap: SCOTUS Denied Chance to Clarify How FCA Suits Must Describe Improper Billing

USA - May 23 2019 Utah-based hospital chain Intermountain Healthcare asked the US Supreme Court to dismiss its pending petition related to a False Claims Act case…

Erin E. Atkins, Alexander S. Birkhold, Randall A. Brater, Michael F. Dearington, D. Jacques Smith, Stephanie Trunk, Rebecca Wolf

DOJ Releases Updated Guidance Regarding Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs

USA - May 20 2019 On April 30, 2019, the US Department of Justice Criminal Division (DOJ) issued new guidance expanding upon the specific considerations that federal…

Erin E. Atkins, Randall A. Brater, D. Jacques Smith

SCOTUS Unanimously Extends Statute of Limitations for Relators to File FCA Lawsuits

USA - May 17 2019 In a 9-0 decision authored by Justice Clarence Thomas, the US Supreme Court held that nonintervention is irrelevant to whether the “government…

Erin E. Atkins, Randall A. Brater, Michael F. Dearington, D. Jacques Smith, Stephanie Trunk, Rebecca Wolf

Friday Enforcement Wrap: Justice Department Issues Formal Guidance on False Claims Act Cases

USA - May 10 2019 The Justice Department issued formal guidance announcing the Department’s policy on credits to defendants who cooperate in False Claims Act…

Erin E. Atkins, Randall A. Brater, Michael F. Dearington, D. Jacques Smith, Stephanie Trunk, Rebecca Wolf

Friday Enforcement Wrap: DOJ Issues New Compliance Guidance

USA - May 3 2019 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Criminal Division released updated and expanded guidance (the April 2019 Guidance) to aid Federal prosecutors in…

Erin E. Atkins, Randall A. Brater, Michael F. Dearington, D. Jacques Smith, Stephanie Trunk, Rebecca Wolf