June 16, 2017, marks the one-year anniversary of the precedent-setting U.S. Supreme Court decision in Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar (Escobar), which approved the implied false certification theory as a basis for liability under the False Claims Act (FCA). Because the decision impacts every provider who supplies goods and services to the federal government, all eyes are on how the lower courts have applied the decision. On the anniversary of Escobar, Tom Zeno and Rebecca Worthington review recent FCA decisions on questions of materiality, falsity and other FCA concerns in an article for Bloomberg BNA Health Fraud Report.
Click here to read a summary and access the full-text of the article over on our Triage Health Law Blog.