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HLB is pleased to announce that former federal prosecutor, Precious Murchison Gittens has joined the firm as a partner in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. Read More ›

Federal and State False Claims Acts lawsuits are the primary anti-fraud enforcement tool used by the government in the health care industry. While civil in nature, liability sums assessed in False Claim Act (FCA) lawsuits may feel very punitive to defendants due to the treble damages and civil penalties provisions of the FCA. In FY 2014, the federal government collected $2.3 billion from FCA health care cases. Read More ›

The United States Supreme Court recently decided to hear a case that may have important implications for health care providers facing recoupment requests from ERISA plans. Read More ›

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