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6th Circ. Rules Care Certification Timing Material To FCA

Law360 (June 11, 2018, 9:15 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Monday revived, for the second time, a whistleblower False Claims Act suit accusing a senior living company of retroactively issuing doctors’ certifications underlying Medicare claims, saying the relator had sufficiently shown the alleged conduct was material to payment.

Relator Marjorie Prather had sufficiently alleged both that the timing of the disputed certifications was material to Medicare payments made to Brookdale Senior Living Communities Inc. for home health services, and that Brookdale was on notice that it could be violating Medicare requirements, the...
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Case Title

USA, ex rel., Marjorie Prather v. Brookdale Senior Living Comm, et al

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Appellate - 6th Circuit

Nature of Suit

1890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

July 20, 2017

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