Applying Escobar – Decisions on Materiality, Falsity and Other Issues

    View Authors June 2017
    An active year has produced insight into how lower courts will apply the US Supreme Court’s decision upholding implied certification liability under the False Claims Act (FCA) in Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar. In an article written by Tom Zeno and Rebecca Worthington, the authors review recent FCA decisions on questions of materiality, falsity and other FCA concerns.