FALSE CLAIMS AND QUI TAM UPDATE
You have a right to sue for improper claims for payment.
This article is a good overview of the changes for whistleblowers in the PPACA. 1. Antikickback statute and false claims: “a claim that includes items or services resulting from a violation [of the Anti-Kickback Statute] constitutes a false or fraudulent claim for purposes of [the FCA].”2. Public Disclosure: A whistleblower suit cannot be barred unless “substantially the same allegations or tran... more