January 24, 2021

US Justices wrestle with how false a “False Claim” must be

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By Marcia Coyle, Supreme Court Brief The federal False Claims Act is the government’s chief fraud-fighting tool, and a lucrative one at that. On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court wrestled with how false a claim for payment must be in order to earn the law’s punishing penalties. In Universal Health Services v. Escobar, a major health […]