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States Join Client’s Lawsuit Against Mallinckrodt

In March, DOJ intervened in our lawsuit alleging that Mallinckrodt ARD defrauded the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP). Our client, James Landolt, filed a qui tam complaint on behalf of the United...
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False Claims Act Penalties: A Complete Guide

The False Claims Act requires a penalty for each each violation. The FCA penalty amount also increases with inflation each year. Currently, False Claims Act penalties range as high as $23,331...
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Don’t Buy a Private Jet with the Proceeds of Your Medicaid Fraud

As whistleblower lawyers and former prosecutors, we have seen a lot.  One of the most enjoyable aspects of both of those roles is the wide (and wild) variety of “fact...
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11th Circuit FCA Ruling Takes Practical Approach to Materiality

A version of this article appeared on Law 360: Expert Analysis on July 8, 2020. On June 25, in Ruckh v. Salus Rehabilitation, LLC, No. 18-10500 (11th Cir. June 25,...
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Medicaid Drug Rebate Program Explained

Medicaid cannot negotiate drug prices the way private insurers can. This creates a risk that the public will overpay for needed drugs. The Medicaid Drug Rebate Program requires manufacturers to...
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2020 False Claims Act Penalties

In June, DOJ updated the 2020 False Claims Act penalties to a range of $11,665 to $23,331. False Claims Act penalties are mandatory for each separate violation of the law.  A...
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