Medicare fraud and abuse and qui tam: The dynamic duo or the odd couple?

Kikkawa, Kaz
January 1998
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter98, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p83
Academic Journal
Examines whether a breach of the anti-kickback statute should constitute a per se viable claim under the False Claims Act (FCA). Reference to two cases in United States ex rel. Porgue v. American Healthcorp Incorporated and United States ex rel. Thompson v. Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation; Qui tam provisions of the FCA; Summary of the statutes; Examination of the relevant policy considerations in selecting a default rule.


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