MedAssure™ Environmental Factors

Recent amendments to federal False Claims Act (FCA):

  • Overpayments from the government now trigger the recipient’s duty to return the overpayment to avoid violating the FCA
  • Increased state & federal recovery and enforcement efforts regarding Medicare/Medicaid fraud & abuse
  • Federal RAC (Recovery Audit Contractor) Audits
  • False Claims Act imposes liability even if the person submitting the claim does not have actual knowledge that the claim is false. A person who acts in reckless disregard or in deliberate ignorance of the truth or falsity of the information also can be found liable under the Act