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Supreme Court reverses False Claims Act's lack of limitations on civil suits

The Supreme Court unanimously  overturned a provision of the False Claims Act that applied the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act (WSLA) to civil cases.

Federal False Claims Act scrutiny shows no signs of letting up

Healthcare organizations faced a higher level of fraud scrutiny in 2014 than ever before--and it's a trend that experts believe will continue throughout 2015, according to a report by the law firm Bass Berry & Sims PLC.

FBI raids Florida medical supply company with ties to 'Wolf of Wall Street'

The FBI has raided the medical supply company Med-Care Diabetes & Medical Supplies Inc.--a firm that garnered national attention because of ties to an infamous fraudster who helped inspire the blockbuster movie "The Wolf of Wall Street."

Hospice fraud cases catching eye of federal investigators

Hospice fraud allegations keep drawing the eye of federal investigators, as evidenced by a recent conviction and the government's intervention in a False Claims Act lawsuit.

Another alleged rip off linked to Medicare Advantage risk scores

Anita Silingo, former compliance officer at Mobile Medical Examination Services, Inc., filed a lawsuit accusing the company of falsely diagnosing medical conditions that resulted in Medicare Advantage plans overcharging the government at least $1 billion, The Center for Public Integrity reported. 

Should the False Claims Act be changed?

Possible changes to the False Claims Act (FCA) animated a congressional hearing last week, as lawmakers heard opposing views on what's been called "the signature anti-fraud weapon of the United States."