New MSP False Claims Act Litigation: Did Progressive Ignore the Forest for the Trees?
Heather Schwartz Sanderson
The False Claims Act's (FCA) purpose is to deter fraud upon the U.S. government, and whistleblowers are incentivized to bring such actions due to the potential to recover triple damages against the fraudulent entity. With regard to Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) FCA litigation, we have really only seen two whistleblowers try to bring MSP FCA actions up until now, United States of America ex. rel. Dr. Kent Takemoto v. ACE et al. and United States, ex. rel. J. Michael Hayes v. Allstate ...
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