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DOJ Announces Settlement with Physicians Based on Pre-Signed Blank Prescriptions for Controlled Substances
  • Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2018

On August 8, 2018, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts announced that two physicians had agreed to settle allegations of


AKS Safe Harbor Defeats FCA Claim in Eleventh Circuit
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2018

In Carrel v. AIDS Healthcare Foundation, No. 17-13185 (August 7, 2018) the Eleventh Circuit affirmed summary judgment for the defendant on


Employees Can Be Required to Arbitrate FLSA Claims
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • USA
  • August 17 2018

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not bar agreements stating that individual arbitration is the "only forum" for employment claims, the Sixth


What happens to the employment relationship where an employee successfully appeals against their dismissal?
  • Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2018

Can the employee refuse to return to work and, if so, can they still claim unfair dismissal? What about if the appeal manager decides to demote the


Changes Coming to the Michigan Medicaid Nursing Facility Level of Care Determination Process
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • August 10 2018

The Michigan Medicaid program is proposing to modify its Nursing Facility Level of Care Determination (LOCD) effective November 1, 2018. See Proposed


DOJ Announces Settlement with Physicians Based on Pre-Signed Blank Prescriptions for Controlled Substances
  • Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2018

On August 8, 2018, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts announced that two physicians had agreed to settle allegations of


Strategic Budgeting Can Result in Early Resolution of False Claims Act Cases
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 7 2018

The vast majority of FCA cases begin as qui tam cases filed by individual whistleblowers ("relators"). Qui tam cases are filed under seal to give the


Jury Award of Emotional Distress Damages Must Be Reduced by Millions, Judge Rules
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

A federal judge in New York has ruled that a plaintiff could recover only a small portion of the $2.5 million a jury awarded him, granting the


Medical Judgment v. Objective Falsity: Hospitals Must Defend FCA Action Over Disputed Medical Necessity Claims Related To Physician’s Medical Judgment
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2018

In a decision that all hospitals should be aware of, on July 9, 2018, the Tenth Circuit reversed a lower court’s dismissal of a False Claims Act case


When do allegations amount to qualifying disclosures?
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2018

The Court of Appeal has considered the circumstances when allegations made by an employee may amount to a disclosure for the purposes of a