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“University, Testing Lab Win Fraud Case on Transplant Allegations”

Claire M. Sylvia, a partner at Phillips & Cohen, spoke to Bloomberg BNA’s Health Care Fraud Report about a unique False Claims Act medical necessity case.

Claire M. Sylvia, a partner with Phillips & Cohen LLP in San Francisco told Bloomberg BNA June 28 that “[d]ifferences in professional judgment about medical necessity or other types of claims for payment do not preclude a conclusion that a claim is false.” Sylvia added, “If they did, the False Claims Act would be severely undermined, given that many government programs involve technical requirements that involve professional judgment.”

You can read the full story at Bloomber BNA’s Health Care Fraud Report (subscription required).

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