FCA Legal News

10 09, 2021

Attorney General Merrick Garland Rescinds the Infamous Brand Memo

By |2021-09-10T12:47:34+00:00September 10, 2021|FCA Legal News|

Department of Justice may once again use internal agency guidance to enforce the rule of law In January 2018, then-Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand issued a memo, known as the [...]

20 08, 2021

Proposed False Claims Act Amendments of 2021: Cost-Shifting of Discovery in Declined Cases

By |2021-08-20T19:02:15+00:00August 20, 2021|FCA Legal News|

On July 26, 2021, a bipartisan group of senators, guided by long-time False Claims Act champion, Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), introduced a bill to amend the federal False Claims Act (FCA). [...]

20 05, 2021

What the Build Back Better Recovery Plan Means for Potential Whistleblowers Under the False Claims Act

By |2021-05-20T14:53:47+00:00May 20, 2021|FCA Legal News|

It is finally springtime here at Bracker & Marcus LLC. In Atlanta, Julie and I are running outside to bask in the warmth during breaks in our depositions. In D.C., [...]

17 03, 2021

The Department of Justice Announces False Claims Act Enforcement Priorities

By |2021-03-17T18:13:07+00:00March 17, 2021|FCA Legal News|

Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian M. Boynton provided remarks on February 17, 2021 at the annual Federal Bar Association’s Qui Tam Conference. The remarks include the U.S. Department of Justice’s [...]

8 02, 2021

CMS Issues Final Rule with Changes and Clarifications to the Anti-Kickback Statute

By |2021-02-08T16:42:57+00:00February 8, 2021|FCA Legal News|

As we discussed in our previous blog, November 20, 2020 was a big day for False Claims Act attorneys. Just in time for Thanksgiving, we received:  (1) A draft of [...]

20 01, 2021

CMS Issues Final Rule with Changes and Clarifications to the Stark Law

By |2021-01-20T20:55:16+00:00January 20, 2021|FCA Legal News|

November 20, 2020 was a big day for False Claims Act lawyers. Just in time for Thanksgiving weekend, we received three gifts:  (1) A draft of the Centers for Medicare [...]

7 02, 2020

Federal Government Intervenes in Bracker & Marcus False Claims Act Lawsuit Alleging False Billing of Orthopedic Products

By |2020-04-16T22:04:18+00:00February 7, 2020|FCA Legal News, Firm News|

Relator Alleges Mitias Orthopaedics in New Albany, Mississippi Used and Billed for Non-Approved Injectable DevicesBracker & Marcus LLC is pleased to announce that the United States Attorney for the Northern [...]