Resources Links

To assist you in locating additional information on areas related to the False Claims Act, this page has six different types of links:

Government web sites
Legal Research Sites
Medicare/Medicaid Sites
Government Contracts Sites
Fraud-Related Sites
Selected online newspapers

Government web sites
A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies. 
Provides information on, and links to, online resources of federal entities.
Federal Acquisition Jumpstation
Provides links to federal procurement and acquisition information by agency.
U.S. Dept. of Justice Briefing Room
Press releases, blog posts and other news from DOJ's Office of Public Affairs
IGnet: Electronic Network of the Inspector General Community
Inspectors General provide independent audits, investigations and inspections in more than 60 government agencies.
The Military Health System Website provides information on TRICARE, a health program for active duty and retired members of the uniformed services and their families.
U.S. General Accounting Office Home Page
The General Accounting Office is the investigative arm of Congress and examines matters relating to the receipt and disbursement of public funds. GAO Reports, Comptroller General Decisions and other publications are available here.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The Internet home of the agency charged with protecting public health and the environment.
Federal Acquisition Regulations
Rules for government contracts as supplied by the U.S. General Services Administration.
A partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center, the Internet Crime Complaint Center gives victims of cyber crime a convenient and easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of suspected criminal or civil violations.

Qui Tam: The False Claims Act and Related Federal Statutes. A report from the Congressional Research Service summarizing the history of the law through the 2009 amendments. It outlines key provisions of the law: who may be liable, who may bring an action, basis for liability, penalties and awards, and procedure. Another section considers constitutional concerns that have been raised, such as due process, separation of powers, standing, and the appointments clause.

Legal research sites
Current legal news and links to legal research sites
Meta-Index for Legal Research
Provides links to searchable indexes for judicial opinions, legislation and other materials, legal and generic.
A directory of Internet legal resources
Internet Legal Research Group's list of and links to law journals on the Internet

Medicare/Medicaid sites
Medicare Law Materials from Cornell Law School
Medicaid Law Materials from Cornell Law School
National Government Services, a Medicare contractor, provides Medicare and related information at this site.

Government contract sites
Government Contracts Law Materials from Cornell Law School
Government Contracts Research Guide from George Washington University Law School.

Fraud-related sites
A site maintained by the GAO to facilitate reporting of allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, or mismanagement of federal funds.
Taxpayers Against Fraud
"A nonprofit public interest organization dedicated to combating fraud against the Federal Government through the promotion of the qui tam provisions of the federal False Claims Act and the filing of whistleblower lawsuits."
Association of College and University Auditors
Links to resources related to internal auditing, particularly in higher education.
Federation of American Scientists, Military Analysis Network
Links to Internet sources on issues related to military spending
Fund for Constitutional Government
FCG's projects include the Government Accountability Project and the Project on Government Oversight
Project on Government Oversight monitors and reports cases of waste, fraud and abuse in federal agencies.
The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association is dedicated to improving the detection, investigation, civil and criminal prosecution, and prevention of health care fraud.

Selected online newspapers
The Washington Post
The Los Angeles Times
New York Times
The San Jose Mercury News
The Wall Street Journal
Provides links to thousands of US and foreign newspapers as well as magazines, radio and television stations.