Causing Submission Of False Claims Actionable Under ACA, Judge Says
Mealey's (July 8, 2015, 12:39 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) amendments to false claim and anti-kickback laws make clear that companies can be held liable for causing the submission of false claims, a Pennsylvania federal judge held July 1(United States of America, ex rel. Herbert J. Nevyas, M.D., and Anita Nevyas-Wallace, M.D., v. Allergan Inc., No. 09-432, E.D. Pa.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86243).
(Opinion available. Document #93-150722-007Z.)
Herbert J. Nevyas and Anita Nevyas-Wallace filed qui tam actions in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District...