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Quality Of Care Cases Under The False Claims Act: Pointers For The Defense (Part II Of III)

Posted in Articles, Decisions Interpreting FCA Elements, Relator Issues, Rule 9(b) Decisions
The topic of discussion this week is United States ex rel. Blundell v. Dialysis Clinic, Inc., No. 5:09-cv-00710 (N.D.N.Y. Jan. 19, 2011) , a qui tam action against a dialysis treatment center based on alleged quality of care issues that was recently dismissed pursuant to Rules 9(b) and 12(b)(6). In the Dialysis Clinic case, the … Continue Reading

Quality Of Care Cases Under The False Claims Act: Pointers For The Defense (Part I Of III)

Posted in Articles, Decisions Interpreting FCA Elements, Relator Issues, Rule 9(b) Decisions
Last month, a court in the Northern District of New York dismissed a qui tam action against a dialysis treatment center based on alleged quality of care issues. See United States ex rel. Blundell v. Dialysis Clinic, Inc., No. 5:09-cv-00710 (N.D.N.Y. Jan. 19, 2011). In the Dialysis Clinic case, the relator, a nurse who had … Continue Reading
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