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2 Recent Cases Impacting False Claims Act Litigation and Investigations Deserve the Attention of Health Care Providers and Private Equity Investors

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida announced on Sept. 19, 2019, that it settled a qui tam False Claims Act case in which a private equity firm was a named defendant. See United States ex rel. Medrano and Lopez v. Diabetic Care Rx LLC, d/b/a Patient Care America, et al., … Continue Reading

U.S. Fiscal Cliff Averted, or Simply Postponed?

On January 2, 2013, President Obama signed the “American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012” into law. The Act imposes an income tax increase to 39.6% (from 35%) on U.S. taxpayers earning more than $400,000 ($450,000 for married couples filing jointly) and raises the estate tax rate to a maximum of 40% (from 35%). The federal income tax rate on long-term capital gains has been increased from 15% to 20% for the top income-earners beginning in 2013.… Continue Reading
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