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CFTC Whistleblower Program Ends 2019 & Starts 2020 With a Bang

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) whistleblower program plays a critical role assisting the CFTC in protecting the nation’s financial markets. In December 2019, the CFTC announced a whistleblower award...
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False Claims Act Recoveries Bounce Back, Top $3 Billion for FY 2019

The Department of Justice has issued its much-anticipated press release and statistical report on FY 2019 recoveries under the False Claims Act. Following a banner year in FY 2017, recoveries...
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Taxpayers Against Fraud Comments on Proposed Changes to Anti-Kickback and Stark Laws

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced proposed changes to regulations interpreting two critical laws used to fight fraud in government health care programs: the Anti-Kickback...
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Health Care Fraud and Abuse: Reflections After the Last Class of the Semester at BU Law School

Whistleblower Law Collaborative partners Bob Thomas and Erica Blachman Hitchings recently called it a wrap in their BU School of Law Health Care Fraud and Abuse seminar. The Course Over...
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Whistleblower Law Collaborative Client’s False Claims Act Suit Leads United States to Recover Over $10.1 Million from Kentucky Hospital

The United States has settled a federal False Claims Act case brought by Robert Stone, a client of the Whistleblower Law Collaborative LLC, against Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Healthcare,...
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Erica Blachman Hitchings Shares Insights on the False Claims Act in Practising Law Institute Webinars

Whistleblower Law Collaborative LLC Member Erica Blachman Hitchings (former Department of Justice Trial Attorney and AUSA) recently sat down with four other recent alumni from the Department of Justice for...
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