Saturday, March 25, 2023 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

False Claims Actions Don’t Need to Allege Payment

(CN) - Lawsuits under the False Claims Act need not claim that the government actually paid the bill, the 5th Circuit ruled. A three-judge panel reinstated a doctor's claim that Memorial Hermann Baptist Beaumont Hospital and seven other doctors billed Medicaid and Medicare for services that were never performed.

Read the Top 8

Sign up for the Top 8, a roundup of the day's top stories delivered directly to your inbox Monday through Friday.