ACA Changes To False Claims Act Disclosure Bar Apply Prospectively, Judge Says
Mealey's (June 15, 2015, 12:53 PM EDT) -- SAVANNAH, Ga. — Changes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) made to the False Claims Act public disclosure bar apply prospectively, a Georgia federal judge held Sept. 29, 2014 (United States of America and State of Georgia, ex rel. Chad Willis v. SouthernCare Inc., No. 10-124, S.D. Ga.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 137457).
(Opinion available. Document #93-141029-003Z.)
The United States of America and the State of Georgia sued hospice care services provider SouthernCare Inc. under the False Claims Act, 31 U.S. Code Section 3729...