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FCA Decision Tracker: Continued Interpretations Of Escobar

Law360, Nashville (October 27, 2017, 9:07 PM EDT) -- More than a year after the U.S. Supreme Court’s prominent Escobar ruling changed the landscape for False Claims Act cases, courts continue to grapple with how key aspects of the decision should be applied, issues that Law360 explores in our seventh post-Escobar roundup.

In June 2016, the high court’s ruling in Universal Health Services v. Escobar backed the use of "implied certification" as a legitimate basis for FCA liability. Under the doctrine, entities can be held liable when, in the course of submitting claims for federal...
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