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FCA Liability In A Post-PPACA World

Law360 (February 22, 2011, 12:55 PM EST) -- The False Claims Act imposes civil liability on persons and entities that knowingly submit false or fraudulent claims to the government for payment. The FCA provides monetary incentives for private individuals to bring qui tam suits on behalf of the government. Spurred by the potential for lucrative payouts from damages awarded in successful qui tam suits, relators often seek to extend the outer limits of FCA liability in aggressive ways that Congress likely did not envision.

The recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)...
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