Circulating Opinion: "United States ex rel. Ruckh v. Salus Rehabilitation, LLC"
Topic: Government Contracting
Opinion by Judge Steven D. Merryday, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Circulating Opinion, March 2, 2018, 4 pages
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This condensed opinion set aside a $347 million False Claims Act jury verdict because the qui tam plaintiff failed to establish that the defendant’s technical Medicare and Medicaid non-compliance were material to the government’s contractual payment decisions.