Category Archives: False Claims Act

Health Care Fraud 101

On July 13, 2017, the Department of Justice issued a press release touting “the largest ever health care fraud enforcement action by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force.” Most likely, none of these case will be particularly complex. DOJ loves to … Continue reading

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Fifth Circuit Takes a Goldilocks Approach to False Claims Act Standard for Imputing Knowledge to Corporation

The Department of Justice is always busy prosecuting fraud related to government contracts. The two obvious reasons why this is a DOJ priority are (1) a lot of public money is spent through government contracts, and (2) the size and … Continue reading

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New SBA Rule Changes the Playing Field for Criminal and Civil Contracting Fraud Cases

According to its mission statement, the Small Business Association is supposed to “aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.” A … Continue reading

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