The Medical Assistance Programs Integrity Law — Our Louisiana False Claims Act

Louisiana False Claims Act

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, many state governments have enacted their own versions of the FCA to encourage whistleblowers. The closest analog … Read more

The False Claims Act – What Is a False Claim And Who Can Report It?

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 of fraud. This blog post will explain what makes up a false claim under the … Read more