The government continues its ongoing crackdown against medical billing fraud and Medicare fraud. Click here to read about two recent Louisiana cases involving Medicare fraud.
As discussed in the prior articles, the federal False Claims Act (FCA) only applies to fraudulent claims made against the federal government. The FCA does not cover fraud in state or local government contracts. In order to fill that gap, …
Whistleblowers are often concerned about losing their jobs after filing a lawsuit. The False Claims Act has one of the strictest anti-retaliation provisions in federal law. Click to learn more about False Claims Act retaliation.
The process for filing an FCA claim is unique, and must be followed to the letter. Click here to learn more about False Claims Act Procedure.
Many False Claims Act cases arise when whistleblowers report medical billing fraud. Click to learn about some common types of illegal medical billing fraud.
The False Claims Act, or FCA, forbids any government contractor from making a “false or fraudulent” claim for payment against the federal government. The FCA also applies to many types of wrongful action that may not fit the traditional definition …
Federal law imposes serious penalties on anyone who makes a false or fraudulent claim for payment against the government. An employee who blows the whistle on fraud can recover up to 30% of the total award. Click to learn more about the False Claims Act.