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An Overview of the False Claims Act

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The False Claims Act (FCA) is a federal law that imposes civil penalties on persons that “knowingly” submit false or fraudulent claims for reimbursement to the federal government. Specific intent to defraud is not necessary to trigger a violation; rather, the “knowing” requirement can be met by (1) actual knowledge, (2) deliberate ignorance of the truth or falsity of information …