April 14, 2015 Articles

2014 Healthcare False Claims Act Developments

Unique applications of federal fraud and abuse laws and a growing circuit split.

By Georgia Pham

Like years past, 2014 was a very active year for False Claims Act (FCA) litigation. During the 2014 federal fiscal year, the federal government recovered a record $5.59 billion from FCA claims. This article summarizes some of the major developments from 2014, with particular emphasis on the following topics: enforcement trends and several noteworthy settlements, important and sometimes unique case law, and federal and state legislative activity.

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