Published: October 18, 2018

On September 4, 2018, the Third Circuit revived a False Claims Act (FCA) suit against PharMerica Corporation that the District Court had dismissed based on the FCA’s public disclosure bar.

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Published: October 10, 2018

Two recent False Claims Act (FCA) decisions establish that an FCA claim can be based on a false exercise of medical judgment.

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Published: May 19, 2015

An Ohio federal district court ruled earlier this week that a non-profit law firm was not an “original source” and thus could not bring claims as a relator under the False Claims Act (FCA).  The non-profit law firm, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), contended that U.S. Bank, N.A. defrauded the federal government by submitting insurance claims for foreclosed properties which had mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).  ABLE argued that U.S.

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Published: March 24, 2015

The Eleventh Circuit recently affirmed the dismissal of a qui tam complaint pursuant to the public disclosure bar of the False Claims Act.  Relator Marc Osheroff alleged several health clinics and health insurers that contracted with clinics violated the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and the Civil Monetary Penalties Law by providing a variety of free services including transportation, meals, spa and salon services, and entertainment to patients.

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