Why False Claims Act enforcement is still vexing under Trump

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Of the $4.7 billion the government recovered in fiscal year 2016, $2.9 billion related to lawsuits filed under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act. During the same period, the government paid out $519 million to the individuals who exposed fraud and false claims by filing a qui tam complaint.

Kirsten Mayer, Ropes & Gray litigation & enforcement partner, examines the implied certification theory of liability under the False Claims Act. To learn mor.

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Predictions on False Claims Act Enforcement in Trump Administration. That said, the possibility of repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could remove or change some of the ACA’s FCA amendments that enhanced the ability of certain individuals to qualify as a relator. The composition of the Supreme Court may have the most significant impact on the FCA given the Court’s increasing interest in this area.

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The Taxpayer First Act would grant IRS whistleblowers robust anti-retaliation provisions similar to those currently offered to whistleblowers under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the False Claims Act. IRS whistleblowers who experience job retaliation – including being fired, demoted, harassed, or having their pay docked – would be able to sue.

Identifying trends in False Claims Act enforcement – Although the False Claims Act was enacted under President Abraham Lincoln, it wasn’t until 1986 that Congress realized the statute could be a valuable enforcement tool in many areas, including the.

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False Claims Act Under Trump Administration – National Law Review – As discussed previously, efforts to curb fraud, waste and abuse are generally "bi-partisan." Given the significant monetary recoveries the Government enjoys through enforcement of the federal False Claims Act ("FCA"), we have predicted that efforts in this arena will continue under a Trump administration.