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Budget Bill “Catch-Up” Provision To Increase FCA Fraud Penalties

Posted on Health Care Law News November 3, 2015 by author

In 1986 the Civil False Claims Act (“FCA”) was amended to increase penalties from $2,000 to between $5,000 and $10,000 per false claim. In 1999, the penalties were raised to their present level of between $5,500 and $11,000 per false claims.  As a result of budget legislation just passed, the FCA penalties as well as Read more →

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