SCOTUS Hears Arguments on Implied Certification Theory

Last month, the United States Supreme Court took up the issue of whether False Claims Act (FCA) cases may be brought by whistleblowers and the government under the theory known as “implied certification.” And, if so, under what circumstances. On April 19, the high court heard oral arguments in Universal Health Services v. United States […]

SCOTUS to take on implied certification liability under FCA

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether False Claims Act (FCA) cases may be brought by whistleblowers and the government under the theory known as “implied certification” and if so, under what circumstances. Under this theory, when a provider submits a claim for government payment, it does so with the implication that it is being […]

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