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