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False Claims Act: 2016 Year in Review

We are pleased to present Bradley’s annual review of significant False Claims Act (FCA) cases, developments, and trends. From a relatively short article several years ago, the Review has grown to a significant publication...more

Third Circuit Ruling Reflects the Narrowed Scope of the Public Disclosure Bar under the Affordable Care Act

by McGuireWoods LLP on

The public disclosure bar is a statutorily created hurdle that plaintiffs must cross to successfully maintain a False Claims Act suit. The principle was originally enacted to prevent individuals from filing “parasitic” False...more

A Radical Overhaul? The Third Circuit Analyzes the Federal False Claims Act's Public Disclosure Bar after the Patient Protection...

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

To dismiss a case based on the public disclosure bar, the defense will have to establish that the allegations of fraud already were exposed in the news media or certain federal sources of information. Pharmaceutical,...more

Third Circuit Upholds Application of pre-ACA Public Disclosure Bar to FCA Claims Filed after the ACA’s Effective Date

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

On August 26, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld a district court’s decision to apply the version of the FCA’s public disclosure bar in existence before the enactment of the Patient Protection and...more

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