Law360, New York (December 24, 2015, 8:37 PM EST) -- The health care industry's legal docket in 2016 is jam-packed with momentous litigation that will shape the future of False Claims Act liability, Affordable Care Act coverage and abortion rights. Here are key cases to watch in the year ahead.
FCA Faces 'Paradigm Shift'
At the U.S. Supreme Court, one of the most important recent False Claims Act cases is examining the theory of "implied certification." The theory holds that companies implicitly certify compliance with government regulations when billing taxpayers for services, and that they may violate the FCA if they're actually out of compliance.
The justices will decide whether that...
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