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High court backs theory that could boost False Claims liability

By Lisa Schencker and Bob Herman  |  June 18, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court last week unanimously upheld a legal theory now used to bring many fraud cases against providers—but it also tried to outline the limits of that theory so it's not used to go after providers for minor violations.

SCOTUS to hear biggest False Claims Act case in more than 30 years

SCOTUS to hear biggest False Claims Act case in more than 30 years

By Lisa Schencker  |  April 16, 2016

The Supreme Court this week will hear arguments in a case that will affect the number of fraud cases against providers. The case, Universal Health Services v. United States ex. rel. Escobar, focuses on the validity of a legal theory now used to bring many False Claims Act cases against providers...

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