At Bracker & Marcus, we are passionate about providing updates and keeping our community informed on news and law regulations related to whistleblowers throughout the United States.

20 08, 2021

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

2023-07-12T21:28:23-04:00By |Bracker & Marcus Firm News & Updates, False Claims Act Blog, Whistleblower Blog & 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). [...]

17 06, 2021

U.S. Attorney’s Office Settles Healthcare Fraud Case

2023-07-12T21:28:27-04:00By |Bracker & Marcus Firm News & Updates, Healthcare Fraud Blog, Whistleblower Blog & News|

Pharmacist Claims AlixaRx Took Govt. Money for Dispensed Drugs That Weren’t Prescribed In May, the Department of Justice announced that AlixaRx LLC would pay $2.75 million to resolve allegations brought [...]

20 05, 2021

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

2023-07-12T21:28:29-04:00By |False Claims Act Blog, Government Fraud Blog, Whistleblower Blog & 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., [...]

22 04, 2021

What’s All This About PPP Loan Fraud?

2023-07-12T21:28:31-04:00By |Government Fraud Blog, Whistleblower Blog & News|

The Paycheck Protection Program has already been defrauded out of millions of dollars. One of the hottest areas for fraud against the government right now is Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) [...]

8 04, 2021

Bracker & Marcus LLC Wins Federal Appeal in U.S. ex rel. Felton v. William Beaumont Hospital

2023-07-12T21:28:33-04:00By |Bracker & Marcus Firm News & Updates, False Claims Act Blog, Whistleblower Blog & News, Whistleblower Retaliation Blog|

The Sixth Circuit held that the False Claims Act anti-retaliation provision applies to retaliatory acts performed after the employment is terminated. On March 31, 2021, I had what I can [...]

17 03, 2021

The Department of Justice Announces False Claims Act Enforcement Priorities

2023-07-12T21:28:34-04:00By |False Claims Act Blog, Whistleblower Blog & 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

2023-07-12T21:28:40-04:00By |Bracker & Marcus Firm News & Updates, False Claims Act Blog|

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

2023-07-12T21:28:42-04:00By |Bracker & Marcus Firm News & Updates, False Claims Act Blog|

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 [...]

3 12, 2020

Blowing the Whistle is Not for the Faint of Heart

2023-07-12T21:30:25-04:00By |False Claims Act Blog, Whistleblower Blog & News|

It is important to hire competent False Claims Act counsel to protect you from employer retaliation.   The Federal False Claims Act and those states that have passed state-level FCA [...]