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June 12, 2020, Covington Advisory

Next week marks the four-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark False Claims Act (“FCA”) decision in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. Escobar, 136 S. Ct. 1989 (2016). In Escobar, the Court set a high bar for demonstrating the materiality of an alleged violation to the Government’s payment decision, declaring that “if the Government regularly pays a ...