False Claims Act

Our False Claims Act Blog examines key developments affecting health care companies, federal grantees, contractors, universities, financial institutions, and other parties that transact with federal funds.  Written by former Department of Justice attorneys, the blog provides unique insight and perspective of DOJ’s ongoing use of the False Claims Act.

March 27, 2020

Ninth Circuit Follows Third Circuit’s Lead on the Falsity of Clinical Judgments

2021-11-04T15:27:10-04:00By |Categories: Blog, False Claims Act, Federal Grants, Litigation & Government Investigations|Tags: , , |

Winter is coming.  No, it’s not the motto of House Stark of Westeros, it’s Jane Winter—a former hospital Care Management Director turned whistleblower—and her qui tam action, plowing new ground on the falsity [...]

January 21, 2020

Will the Newly Confirmed Inspector General of the EPA Signal An Uptick in False Claims Act Enforcement for EPA Grantees and Contractors?

2021-11-04T18:36:29-04:00By |Categories: Blog, False Claims Act, Litigation & Government Investigations|Tags: , , |

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a new Inspector General (IG), following an extended period of oversight by acting IGs.  Sean O’Donnell was confirmed on December 19, 2019 to lead the [...]

October 31, 2019

FTLF Adds Former DOJ Attorney to its Federal Litigation and Government Investigations Practice

2021-11-05T18:21:02-04:00By |Categories: False Claims Act, Federal Grants, Firm News, Litigation & Government Investigations, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

Washington, DC – Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP (FTLF) is pleased to announce the addition of  former Department of Justice attorney Rosie Dawn Griffin to its Federal Litigation and Government Investigations practice. Ms. [...]

October 03, 2019

DOJ Wins Round Three in National HealthCare Analysis Group Cases – Will the Sequoia v. Swift Circuit Split Widen?

2021-12-07T13:56:17-05:00By |Categories: Blog, False Claims Act, Litigation & Government Investigations|Tags: , , |

We previously reported about a group of False Claims Act (“FCA”) cases brought by the National Healthcare Analysis Group (“NHCA”), a Wall Street funded “professional relator” that has filed nearly a dozen FCA cases [...]

July 24, 2019

CLIENT ALERT: Foreign Influences on Research Integrity – Guidance Issued by the National Institutes of Health

2021-08-05T16:06:19-04:00By |Categories: Blog, Client Alerts, False Claims Act, Federal Grants|Tags: , , , |

The National Institutes of Health (“NIH”) recently issued guidance related to the disclosure of “other support,” “foreign components,” and “financial conflicts of interest” for NIH grantees.  The new guidance, issued on July 10, [...]

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