Section Newsletter Articles on Federal False Claims Act

The Federal False Claims Act: A look at qui tam actions aimed at the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry By John N. Maher Health Care Law, September 2007 This article presents the latest in a growing series of astronomical settlement agreements between pharmaceutical manufacturers and the United States, in cases brought by qui tam relators for false healthcare claims.
Doctors and health care fraud: what every attorney should know about the False Claims Act and qui tam By Michael K. Goldberg General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, January 2002 This article will explore the affect of this enormous growth in health care fraud on physicians and administrators, focusing on the primary vehicle used by law enforcement to root out health care fraud, The False Claims Act.