Difference between revisions of "False Claims Act"

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*[https://www.justice.gov/usao-mdfl/pr/villages-dermatologist-agrees-pay-more-17-million-settle-false-claims-act-liability Upcoding in the form of billing for 14,000-level tissue transfers], which should have been billed as lower-level wound repairs.
*[https://www.justice.gov/usao-mdfl/pr/villages-dermatologist-agrees-pay-more-17-million-settle-false-claims-act-liability Upcoding in the form of billing for 14,000-level tissue transfers], which should have been billed as lower-level wound repairs.
*Making misrepresentations regarding certified cost or pricing data in violation of federal procurement laws and regulations.  See 10 U.S.C. 2306a; 41 U.S.C. Chapter 35; FAR 15.403-4 and 15.403-5.
*Making misrepresentations regarding certified cost or pricing data in violation of federal procurement laws and regulations.  See 10 U.S.C. 2306a; 41 U.S.C. Chapter 35; FAR 15.403-4 and 15.403-5.
='''False Claims Act Statute of Limitations'''=
The statute of limitations for a [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/false-claims-act-resources-corporate-whistleblowers/ qui tam] action is the longer of 1) six years from when the fraud is committed; or 2) three years after the United States knows or should know about the material facts, but not more than 10 years after the violation.  [https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/18pdf/18-315_1b8e.pdf ''In Cochise Consultancy Inc. v. United States,''] ex rel. Hunt, the Supreme Court held that both Government-initiated suits under § 3730(a) and relator-initiated suits (qui tam actions) under § 3730(b) are civil actions under section 3730 and therefore the longer limitations period applies in non-intervened qui tam actions.
The statute of limitations for a [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/false-claims-act-whistleblower-retaliation-lawyer/ False Claims Act whistleblower retaliation case] is '''three years.'''


='''The False Claims Act Protects Whistleblowers from Retaliation'''=
='''The False Claims Act Protects Whistleblowers from Retaliation'''=