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False Claims Act, the Allison Engine Decision, and Possible Effects on Health Care Fraud Enforcement [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2008.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (6 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Judge-made law.
Public contracts.
Health facilities.
Summary:
Outlines the False Claims Act (FCA), which provides for judicial imposition of civil monetary penalties and damages for knowing submission of false claims to the Government. Discusses Supreme Court ruling in Allison Engine Co. v. U.S. ex. rel. Sanders that FCA applies only to Government itself and not Government contractors. Analyzes potential impact of Allison Engine on certain FCA health care claims, and discusses S. 2041 and H.R. 4854, both the False Claims Act Correction Act of 2007, to limit the application of the Allison Engine decision.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. False Claims Act, the Allison Engine Decision, and Possible Effects on Health Care Fraud Enforcement
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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