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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Federal False Claims Act Recoveries Cross The $30 Billion Mark

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According to new statistics released by the Department of Justice, the U.S. government recovered $30.3 billion pursuant to the federal False Claims Act between 1987 and 2011. In the fiscal year ending September 30, 2011, 762 new FCA cases were initiated, consisting of 638 qui tam actions and 124 cases initiated by the United States… Continue Reading

HEAT Releases Provider Compliance Training Video On The False Claims Act

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The Health Care Fraud Prevention & Enforcement Action Team (known as "HEAT") has produced a series of 11 short training videos covering high priority compliance topics.  The third training video discusses the False Claims Act.  Here are links to the video and transcript. The other training videos released so far discuss (1) the OIG’s exclusion authorities and the effects of exclusion; (2) the federal Anti-Kickback… Continue Reading
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