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There was significant activity in 2014 in matters involving the New York False Claims Act (NY FCA). This review summarizes the legislative activity, case law developments and noteworthy settlements in 2014....more
Appellate court affirms $50 million tax refund to FCA defendant, holding that the “economic realities” of settlement payments determine whether they are compensatory.
Civil False Claims Act (FCA) settlements, which...more
On August 13, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed a district court’s judgment in a tax dispute proceeding that Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc. (Fresenius) was entitled to more than...more
On August 13, 2014, the United States Circuit Court for the First Circuit rejected the United States’ request to deny Fresenius Medical Care Holdings Inc. from deducting a portion of a settlement payment to settle civil...more
Former Walmart Exec to Help Manage HHS —
Leslie Dach, former Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Walmart, will assume the role of Senior Counsel of the HHS, according to a press release on Wednesday. ...more
A D.C. district court judge ruled that a case can proceed challenging the IRS rule allowing individuals who purchase insurance on exchanges established by the Federal government (and not by a State) to be eligible for premium...more
In This Issue:
Have You Checked Your Beneficiary Designations Recently?; Tax-Advantage Charitable Giving; and Planning and Paying for Long-term Care (Part 4 in a series: Medicaid/Medical Assistance).
Just over two years after President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), yesterday the United States Supreme Court heard its first of three consecutive days of oral arguments in Department of...more
The Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor and Department of Health and Human Services published new rules in the Federal Register on August 26 regarding the new requirements for external claims appeals procedures for...more
A detailed description of the country's major "whistleblower" law, the False Claims Act and its "qui tam" provisions, which allow private citizens to report fraud against the government and share in the government's recovery...more
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